Maryland Department of Health reports 896 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 23,472 cases in Maryland on May 1st

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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