Maryland Department of Health is reporting 642 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 34 from yesterday) and 16,616 cases in Maryland (up 879 from yesterday) on April 24th.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 661 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County per their dashboard this morning:

In Howard County zip code 21045 has the most total cases of Coronavirus (108) and zip code 21045 has the highest concentration of cases “rate per 10,000” (27):

Note: I am switching my daily COVID-19 tracking charts to weekly COVID-19 tracking charts and will be releasing them on Saturday mornings going forward. Both the state and the county websites have the daily numbers and daily charts (see below).

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases: 16,616
Number of negative test results: 68,100
Number of confirmed deaths: 723
Number of probable deaths: 75
Currently hospitalized: 1425
Acute care: 878
Intensive care: 547
Ever hospitalized: 3,618
Released from isolation: 1,108

Cases and Deaths Data Breakdown:
Parenthesis = Confirmed death, laboratory-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result
Asterisk = Probable death, death certificate lists COVID-19 as the cause of death but not yet confirmed by a laboratory test
NH = Non-Hispanic

By County

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 90 (3)
Anne Arundel 1,373 (56) 7*
Baltimore City 1,728 (65) 6*
Baltimore County 2,234 (65) 9*
Calvert 125 (6)
Caroline 55
Carroll 372 (34)
Cecil 144 (5)
Charles 459 (33) 1*
Dorchester 32 (2)
Frederick 765 (35) 6*
Garrett 4
Harford 289 (3) 6*
Howard 642 (14) 1*
Kent 67 (2)
Montgomery 3,227 (135) 19*
Prince George’s 4,403 (147) 11*
Queen Anne’s 43 (3)
St. Mary’s 119 (6)
Somerset 13
Talbot 23 (1)
Washington 143 (3)
Wicomico 222 (3)
Worcester 44
Data Not Available (102) 9*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 164
10-19 395
20-29 1,833 (3)
30-39 2,757 (13) 1*
40-49 2,931 (17) 2*
50-59 3,094 (46) 5*
60-69 2,383 (102) 8*
70-79 1,680 (174) 11*
80+ 1,379 (267) 39*
Age Data Not Available (101) 9*
Female: 8,874 (350) 45*
Male: 7,742 (373) 30*
Gender Data Not Available:

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 6,046 (289) 22*
Asian (NH) 339 (25) 2*
White (NH) 3,830 (275) 42*
Hispanic 2,373 (40)
Other (NH) 616 (17)
Data Not Available 3,412 (77) 9*

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.

A local blog reader has put together this really great and informative Google spreadsheet with some great data. Be sure to give it a look daily: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19a2ACAQVz_Vi2UIcD-byZXKttTmUd8js6-kd3qLO-Ac/edit#gid=280098391

Scott E

Note: Daily updates going forward will happen on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (unless something significant needs to be reported on the other days) during the week. Weekend updates will continue.