Maryland Department of Health is reporting 896 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 29 from yesterday) and 23,472 cases in Maryland (up 1,730 from yesterday) on May 1st.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 876 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 (158) and zip code 21045 has the highest concentration of cases “rate per 10,000” (40):

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 : 23,472
Number of negative test results : 97,511
Number of confirmed deaths : 1,098
Number of probable deaths : 94
Currently hospitalized : 1,668
Acute care : 1,100
Intensive care : 568
Ever hospitalized : 4,718
Released from isolation : 1,517

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 1,807 (82) 8*
Baltimore City 2,162 (106) 9*
Baltimore County 3,013 (116) 13*
Calvert 161 (9)
Caroline 74
Carroll 460 (46)
Cecil 176 (8)
Charles 611 (44) 2*
Dorchester 54 (2)
Frederick 942 (49) 7*
Garrett 4
Harford 437 (9) 6*
Howard 896 (18) 1*
Kent 86 (4)
Montgomery 4,754 (236) 26*
Prince George’s 6,735 (231) 12*
Queen Anne’s 52 (7)
St. Mary’s 159 (7)
Somerset 30
Talbot 35 (1)
Washington 216 (4)
Wicomico 425 (7)
Worcester 65 (2) 1*
Data not available (103) 9*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 330
10-19 652
20-29 2,742 (8)
30-39 4,025 (14) 1*
40-49 4,226 (28) 2*
50-59 4,242 (68) 8*
60-69 3,215 (164) 11*
70-79 2,181 (259) 14*
80+ 1,859 (453) 51*
Data not available (104) 7*
Female 12,500 (531) 51*
Male 10,972 (567) 43*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 8,093 (436) 30*
Asian (NH) 475 (38) 3*
White (NH) 5,147 (436) 51*
Hispanic 3,884 (69) 3*
Other (NH) 840 (16)
Data not available 5,033 (103) 7*

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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