Recently Howard County Health Department added “Hospital Capacity” to their COVID-19 dashboard. As this is one of the factors that will play into the timing of fully reopening Howard County I will now add this to my “Weekly Charts” report that I publish on Saturdays. Here is a look at the weekly tracking of the number of patients with Coronavirus noted in the dashboard:

The number of patients noted with COVID-19 in beds in the Howard County Hospital has lowered slightly over the past couple of weeks. I am sure that has played a part in the partial opening of businesses that happened in Howard County recently.

According to the dashboard Howard County General Hospital is at more than 70% utilization of total beds currently:

Again I will add this to my weekly tracking and see how this number fluctuates on a weekly basis.

Scott E

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