Maryland Department of Health is reporting 152 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 10 from yesterday) and 2,331 cases in Maryland (up 346 from yesterday) on April 2nd.

No daily update video today due to work. View past videos on Scott E’s Blog on YouTube:

Notable items reported over the past 24 hours:

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball launched an innovative new map for Howard County restaurants and bars to list their delivery and carryout options. The resource, “HoCo Food Go” is available online and via mobile device: https://scotteblog.com/2020/04/01/howard-county-launches-hoco-food-go-delivery-and-carry-out-resource/

At least five residents of a Maryland nursing home died recently due to the novel coronavirus, officials said, with Governor Hogan suggesting that a staff member who did not have symptoms may have unknowingly exposed the facility to COVID-19.  https://www.foxnews.com/health/maryland-nursing-home-coronavirus-outbreak-started-asymptomatic-staffer-gov-says?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20foxnews%2Fhealth%20%28Internal%20-%20Health%20-%20Text%29

All Maryland Counties are now Report Positive Coronavirus Cases. Up until this week, Allegany and Dorchester counties did not have any confirmed cases. The local county health departments reported their first cases Wednesday. https://www.wbal.com/article/444180/2/all-maryland-counties-report-positive-coronavirus-cases

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of Confirmed Cases: 2331
Number of negative test results: 18,890
Number of Deaths: 36
Hospitalizations: 582 ever hospitalized
Released From Isolation: 81

Cases by County:

Allegany 1
Anne Arundel 206
Baltimore City 265
Baltimore County 353
Calvert 22
Caroline 4
Carroll 105
Cecil 20
Charles 69
Dorchester 1
Frederick 45
Garrett 3
Harford 37
Howard 152
Kent 5
Montgomery 498
Prince George’s 473
Queen Anne’s 8
St. Mary’s 27
Somerset 4
Talbot 4
Washington 17
Wicomico 7
Worcester 5

Cases by Age Range and Gender:

0-9 9
10-19 46
20-29 286
30-39 410
40-49 437
50-59 471
60-69 357
70-79 217
80+ 98
Female: 1,194       Male: 1,137

 

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