Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,138 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 40 from yesterday) and 30,485 cases in Maryland (up 1,111 from yesterday) on May 8th.

Howard County Health Department is STILL reporting 1,085 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County per their dashboard this morning (last updated on 5/7/2020 at 9:00am)

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 : 30,485
Number of negative test results : 121,702
Number of confirmed deaths : 1,453
Number of probable deaths : 107
Currently hospitalized : 1,674
Acute care : 1,103
Intensive care : 571
Ever hospitalized : 5,811
Released from isolation : 2,041

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 143 (12)
Anne Arundel 2,290 (105) 10*
Baltimore City 2,941 (146) 9*
Baltimore County 3,763 (162) 15*
Calvert 191 (10) 1*
Caroline 107
Carroll 542 (56)
Cecil 211 (13)
Charles 716 (51) 3*
Dorchester 86 (2)
Frederick 1,182 (64) 6*
Garrett 5
Harford 572 (20) 4*
Howard 1,138 (26) 1*
Kent 98 (8)
Montgomery 6,316 (324) 31*
Prince George’s 8,901 (323) 16*
Queen Anne’s 70 (9)
St. Mary’s 207 (8)
Somerset 41
Talbot 55 (1)
Washington 259 (7)
Wicomico 553 (15)
Worcester 98 (2) 1*
Data not available (89) 10*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 486
10-19 969
20-29 3,848 (10) 1*
30-39 5,376 (17) 2*
40-49 5,468 (35) 3*
50-59 5,311 (90) 8*
60-69 3,972 (220) 12*
70-79 2,666 (356) 15*
80+ 2,389 (635) 56*
Data not available (90) 10*
Female 16,038 (706) 58*
Male 14,447 (747) 49*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 10,165 (595) 38*
Asian (NH) 631 (48) 3*
White (NH) 6,695 (598) 51*
Hispanic 6,067 (101) 5*
Other (NH) 1,107 (17)
Data not available 5,820 (94) 10*

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.