Maryland Department of Health is reporting 831 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 29 from yesterday) and 20,849 cases in Maryland (up 736 from yesterday) on April 29th.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 834 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 (147) and zip code 21045 has the highest concentration of cases “rate per 10,000” (37):

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: 20,849
Number of negative test results: 90,080
Number of confirmed deaths: 985
Number of probable deaths: 93
Currently hospitalized: 1645
Acute care: 1,060
Intensive care: 585
Ever hospitalized: 4,402
Released from isolation: 1,361

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 116 (6)
Anne Arundel 1,662 (75) 8*
Baltimore City 2,014 (94) 7*
Baltimore County 2,740 (104) 14*
Calvert 142 (8)
Caroline 69
Carroll 421 (45)
Cecil 164 (8)
Charles 551 (41) 1*
Dorchester 51 (2)
Frederick 893 (45) 6*
Garrett 4
Harford 371 (6) 7*
Howard 831 (18) 1*
Kent 73 (4)
Montgomery 4,152 (218) 24*
Prince George’s 5,738 (213) 11*
Queen Anne’s 55 (4)
St. Mary’s 145 (7) 1*
Somerset 21
Talbot 34 (1)
Washington 197 (3)
Wicomico 350 (7)
Worcester 55 (2)
Data Not Available (74) 13*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 256
10-19 539
20-29 2,393 (7)
30-39 3,511 (14) 1*
40-49 3,696 (24) 2*
50-59 3,792 (65) 7*
60-69 2,927 (152) 11*
70-79 2,035 (234) 12*
80+ 1,700 (413) 49*
Age Data Not Available (76) 11*
Female: 11,130 (483) 52*
Male: 9,719 (502) 41*
Gender Data Not Available:

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 7,615 (404) 27*
Asian (NH) 434 (36) 3*
White (NH) 4,808 (390) 49*
Hispanic 3,473 (64) 3*
Other (NH) 747 (17)
Data Not Available 3,772 (74) 11*

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.