Maryland Department of Health is reporting 166 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 14 from yesterday) and 2,758 cases in Maryland (up 427 from yesterday) on April 3rd.

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 government launched a new dashboard….tracking COVID-19 in the county, including active cases, recovered cases, and deaths: https://scotteblog.com/2020/04/03/howard-county-government-launched-a-new-dashboard-tracking-covid-19-in-the-county/

The cost of health care may be going up in Maryland after hospitals have been given permission to temporarily raise rates that all patents are charged to help pay for emergency care related to COVID-19: https://www.wftv.com/news/trending/coronavirus-maryland-hospitals-given-green-light-raise-rates-all-patients-help-pay-covid-19-response/6R3RLV264FFAJHMRNSMNW4BLGM/

And finally…I had the great pleasure to have a conversation with Liz Crammond (Executive Director of The Bright Minds Foundation) and discuss the Access to Learning Fund – a fund to raise money for critical education access supports for HCPSS students during the extended coronavirus school closure: https://scotteblog.com/2020/04/02/executive-director-of-the-bright-minds-foundation-liz-crammond-and-i-talk-about-the-access-to-learning-fund/

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of Confirmed Cases: 2758
Number of negative test results: 20,932
Number of Deaths: 42
Hospitalizations: 664 ever hospitalized
Released From Isolation: 159

Cases and Deaths by County (deaths):

Allegany 2
Anne Arundel 249,   (4)
Baltimore City 313,   (4)
Baltimore County 427,   (3)
Calvert 30,     (1)
Caroline 4
Carroll 129,   (5)
Cecil 25,      (1)
Charles 90,      (1)
Dorchester 1
Frederick 54,      (2)
Garrett 3
Harford 41
Howard 166,    (2)
Kent 5
Montgomery 566,    (9)
Prince George’s 563,    (9)
Queen Anne’s 12
St. Mary’s 30
Somerset 4
Talbot 5
Washington 27
Wicomico 7,        (1)
Worcester 5

Cases by Age Range and Gender:

0-9 9
10-19 55
20-29 335
30-39 485
40-49 509
50-59 552
60-69 423
70-79 266
80+ 124
Female: 1,435       Male: 1,323

 

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

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