Maryland Department of Health is reporting 992 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 23 from yesterday) and 26,408 cases in Maryland (up 946 from yesterday) on May 4th.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 990 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 (179) and zip code 20763 has the highest concentration of cases “rate per 10,000” (52):

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 : 26,408
Number of negative test results : 110,587
Number of confirmed deaths : 1,216
Number of probable deaths : 101
Currently hospitalized : 1,649
Acute care : 1,086
Intensive care : 563
Ever hospitalized : 5,199
Released from isolation : 1,695

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 126 (12)
Anne Arundel 2,018 (93) 8*
Baltimore City 2,411 (120) 9*
Baltimore County 3,448 (136) 15*
Calvert 171 (10) 1*
Caroline 98
Carroll 506 (47)
Cecil 194 (10)
Charles 651 (47) 3*
Dorchester 75 (2)
Frederick 1,038 (55) 7*
Garrett 4
Harford 491 (10) 6*
Howard 992 (21) 1*
Kent 95 (7)
Montgomery 5,384 (274) 27*
Prince George’s 7,598 (271) 13*
Queen Anne’s 63 (8)
St. Mary’s 168 (7)
Somerset 35
Talbot 45 (1)
Washington 237 (6)
Wicomico 480 (10)
Worcester 80 (2) 1*
Data not available (67) 10*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 385
10-19 769
20-29 3,184 (8)
30-39 4,550 (17) 1*
40-49 4,696 (30) 3*
50-59 4,687 (85) 8*
60-69 3,569 (191) 12*
70-79 2,424 (296) 14*
80+ 2,144 (519) 54*
Data not available (70) 9*
Female 13,936 (581) 55*
Male 12,472 (635) 46*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 9,147 (503) 33*
Asian (NH) 547 (41) 3*
White (NH) 5,873 (503) 52*
Hispanic 4,892 (81) 4*
Other (NH) 1,040 (18)
Data not available 4,909 (70) 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. I decided to do an update today because it was the final day of the month.