Maryland Department of Health is reporting 142 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 25 from yesterday) and 1,985 cases in Maryland (up 325 from yesterday) on April 1st.

Here is the new daily update video from Scott E’s Blog on YouTube:

One correction – the increase for Howard County was 25 from yesterday (not 24 as stated in the video)

Notable items reported over the past 24 hours mentioned in the video:

(Image) Carroll County Health Department says three more residents of the Pleasant View Nursing Home have passed away due to Coronavirus: https://www.wbal.com/article/443983/53/3-more-residents-dead-in-covid-19-outbreak-at-mt-airy-nursing-home

(Image) Distribution of Chromebooks for use by students for distance learning will begin on Thursday, April 2nd: https://scotteblog.com/2020/04/01/distribution-of-chromebooks-from-hcpss-for-use-by-students-for-distance-learning-will-begin-on-april-2/

(Image) The Archdiocese of Baltimore has closed all churches to private prayer: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/churches-closed-in-maryland-not-virginia-after-governors-orders-74516

(Image) Gas prices are falling…but there is no where to go. As of Friday, the statewide average was $2.05, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic: https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/03/30/coronavirus-impacts-maryland-gas-prices-aaa-latest/?taid=5e83a4319a7fcd0001c49d51&utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of Confirmed Cases: 1985
Number of negative test results: 17,233
Number of Deaths: 31
Hospitalizations: 522 ever hospitalized
Released From Isolation: 69

Cases by County:

Anne Arundel 158
Baltimore City 221
Baltimore County 289
Calvert 18
Caroline 4
Carroll 96
Cecil 16
Charles 56
Dorchester 1
Frederick 35
Garrett 3
Harford 34
Howard 142
Kent 3
Montgomery 447
Prince George’s 403
Queen Anne’s 7
St. Mary’s 19
Somerset 4
Talbot 3
Washington 15
Wicomico 7
Worcester 4

Cases by Age Range and Gender:

0-9 6
10-19 39
20-29 252
30-39 345
40-49 372
50-59 396
60-69 309
70-79 187
80+ 79
Female: 1,016, Male: 969

Here are important links with data on Coronavirus (COVID-19) numbers:

Here is a site to watch for information on Maryland cases: https://phpa.health.maryland.gov/Pages/Novel-coronavirus.aspx

Here is the site to keep an eye on in Howard County for updates: https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health/MM-Alerts-and-Recalls

This is a good site to keep up to date with the latest coronavirus updates worldwide:  (Worldometer) https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ or (Johns Hopkins) https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html.

Scott E