Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,494 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 29 from yesterday) and 42,323 cases in Maryland (up 777 from yesterday) on May 20th.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 1,458 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 (248) and zip code 20763 has the highest concentration of cases “rate per 10,000” (99):

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 : 42,323
Number of negative test results : 173,007
Number of confirmed deaths : 2,004
Number of probable deaths : 119
Currently hospitalized : 1,410
Acute care : 871
Intensive care : 539
Ever hospitalized : 7,393
Released from isolation : 2,993

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 166 (14)
Anne Arundel 3,033 (137) 8*
Baltimore City 4,152 (208) 7*
Baltimore County 5,025 (261) 16*
Calvert 259 (13) 1*
Caroline 210
Carroll 720 (70) 1*
Cecil 328 (20)
Charles 921 (63) 1*
Dorchester 122 (2)
Frederick 1,533 (86) 7*
Garrett 7
Harford 721 (36) 3*
Howard 1,494 (46) 4*
Kent 145 (14)
Montgomery 9,052 (474) 41*
Prince George’s 12,446 (432) 21*
Queen Anne’s 135 (11)
St. Mary’s 340 (12)
Somerset 64 (1)
Talbot 69 (1)
Washington 364 (9)
Wicomico 848 (21)
Worcester 169 (7) 1*
Data not available (66) 8*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 887
10-19 1,660 (1)
20-29 5,623 (10) 1*
30-39 7,777 (25) 3*
40-49 7,640 (54) 4*
50-59 7,066 (135) 10*
60-69 5,134 (311) 11*
70-79 3,388 (495) 15*
80+ 3,148 (908) 67*
Data not available (65) 8*
Female 22,098 (987) 70*
Male 20,225 (1,017) 49*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 12,919 (839) 37*
Asian (NH) 823 (71) 6*
White (NH) 8,566 (837) 59*
Hispanic 10,153 (163) 8*
Other (NH) 2,106 (25) 1*
Data not available 7,756 (69) 8*

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.