Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,061 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 51 from yesterday) and 28,163 cases in Maryland (up 1,046 from yesterday) on May 6th.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 1,051 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 (189) 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 : 28,163
Number of negative test results : 115,849
Number of confirmed deaths : 1,338
Number of probable deaths : 99
Currently hospitalized : 1,707
Acute care : 1,123
Intensive care : 584
Ever hospitalized : 5,497
Released from isolation : 1,903

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 129 (12)
Anne Arundel 2,085 (99) 9*
Baltimore City 2,752 (131) 9*
Baltimore County 3,527 (149) 14*
Calvert 184 (10) 1*
Caroline 101
Carroll 521 (55)
Cecil 200 (13)
Charles 670 (49) 3*
Dorchester 79 (2)
Frederick 1,108 (61) 7*
Garrett 4
Harford 532 (17) 4*
Howard 1,061 (24) 1*
Kent 94 (8)
Montgomery 5,790 (304) 29*
Prince George’s 8,135 (296) 15*
Queen Anne’s 67 (8)
St. Mary’s 186 (7)
Somerset 39
Talbot 45 (1)
Washington 251 (7)
Wicomico 517 (11)
Worcester 86 (2) 1*
Data not available (72) 6*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 416
10-19 834
20-29 3,474 (9)
30-39 4,894 (17) 1*
40-49 5,031 (33) 3*
50-59 4,996 (87) 9*
60-69 3,734 (207) 11*
70-79 2,524 (325) 14*
80+ 2,260 (585) 55*
Data not available (75) 6*
Female 14,848 (648) 55*
Male 13,315 (690) 44*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 9,648 (542) 34*
Asian (NH) 580 (48) 3*
White (NH) 6,280 (562) 51*
Hispanic 5,394 (91) 5*
Other (NH) 986 (17)
Data not available 5,275 (78) 6*

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.