Maryland Department of Health is reporting 867 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 36 from yesterday) and 21,742 cases in Maryland (up 893 from yesterday) on April 30th.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 869 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: 21,742
Number of negative test results: 92,617
Number of confirmed deaths: 1,047
Number of probable deaths: 93
Currently hospitalized: 1711
Acute care: 1,121
Intensive care: 590
Ever hospitalized: 4,559
Released from isolation: 1,432

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 118 (7)
Anne Arundel 1,725 (83) 8*
Baltimore City 2,068 (104) 8*
Baltimore County 2,831 (110) 13*
Calvert 150 (8)
Caroline 71
Carroll 436 (46)
Cecil 167 (8)
Charles 564 (43) 1*
Dorchester 51 (2)
Frederick 918 (49) 7*
Garrett 4
Harford 414 (6) 7*
Howard 867 (18) 1*
Kent 79 (5)
Montgomery 4,300 (229) 26*
Prince George’s 6,043 (229) 11*
Queen Anne’s 52 (6)
St. Mary’s 150 (7) 1*
Somerset 26
Talbot 35 (1)
Washington 206 (4)
Wicomico 406 (7)
Worcester 61 (2)
Data Not Available (73) 10*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 294
10-19 573
20-29 2,525 (8)
30-39 3,684 (14) 1*
40-49 3,871 (26) 2*
50-59 3,939 (68) 7*
60-69 3,010 (161) 11*
70-79 2,083 (251) 15*
80+ 1,763 (444) 49*
Age Data Not Available (75) 8*
Female: 11,595 (509) 52*
Male: 10,147 (538) 41*
Gender Data Not Available:

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 7,821 (431) 30*
Asian (NH) 459 (37) 3*
White (NH) 4,935 (420) 49*
Hispanic 3,651 (67) 3*
Other (NH) 793 (17)
Data Not Available 4,083 (75) 8*

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. I decided to do an update today because it was the final day of the month.

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