Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,416 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 38 from yesterday) and 39,762 cases in Maryland (up 958 from yesterday) on May 18th.

Howard County Health Department has not updated their dashboard yet today (last update on 3/17/20 at 9:00am):

Here is the latest ICU and Acute Hospital Beds for COVID-19, Currently in Use chart:

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 39,762
Number of negative test results : 161,744
Number of confirmed deaths : 1,903
Number of probable deaths : 120
Currently hospitalized : 1,447
Acute care : 892
Intensive care : 555
Ever hospitalized : 7,086
Released from isolation : 2,817

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 164 (14)
Anne Arundel 2,893 (134) 8*
Baltimore City 3,830 (200) 8*
Baltimore County 4,749 (237) 18*
Calvert 245 (12) 1*
Caroline 200
Carroll 703 (68)
Cecil 318 (17)
Charles 867 (60) 2*
Dorchester 122 (2)
Frederick 1,460 (83) 7*
Garrett 7
Harford 695 (31) 3*
Howard 1,416 (42) 3*
Kent 140 (14)
Montgomery 8,417 (442) 38*
Prince George’s 11,608 (415) 21*
Queen Anne’s 129 (10)
St. Mary’s 326 (11)
Somerset 61
Talbot 68 (1)
Washington 343 (8)
Wicomico 837 (21)
Worcester 164 (5) 1*
Data not available (76) 10*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 811
10-19 1,549
20-29 5,279 (10) 1*
30-39 7,266 (23) 3*
40-49 7,135 (51) 4*
50-59 6,605 (126) 10*
60-69 4,834 (302) 12*
70-79 3,244 (465) 15*
80+ 3,039 (852) 65*
Data not available (74) 10*
Female 20,706 (940) 66*
Male 19,056 (963) 54*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 12,220 (792) 39*
Asian (NH) 770 (68) 6*
White (NH) 8,180 (785) 56*
Hispanic 9,196 (156) 7*
Other (NH) 1,888 (24) 2*
Data not available 7,508 (78) 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 or get I extra time in my schedule to report out numbers) during the week.