Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,586 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 38 from yesterday) and 44,424 cases in Maryland (up 893 from yesterday) on May 22nd.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 1,538 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 (266) and zip code 20763 has the highest concentration of cases “rate per 10,000” (104):

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 : 44,424
Number of negative test results : 183,478
Number of confirmed deaths : 2,092
Number of probable deaths : 115
Currently hospitalized : 1,329
Acute care : 823
Intensive care : 506
Ever hospitalized : 7,634
Released from isolation : 3,243

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 168 (14)
Anne Arundel 3,207 (141) 8*
Baltimore City 4,492 (213) 7*
Baltimore County 5,170 (277) 15*
Calvert 291 (14) 1*
Caroline 223
Carroll 755 (71) 2*
Cecil 339 (20)
Charles 956 (65) 2*
Dorchester 126 (2)
Frederick 1,625 (88) 7*
Garrett 7
Harford 746 (43) 3*
Howard 1,586 (46) 4*
Kent 146 (15)
Montgomery 9,432 (502) 38*
Prince George’s 13,077 (455) 22*
Queen Anne’s 141 (12)
St. Mary’s 370 (13)
Somerset 71 (1)
Talbot 73 (1)
Washington 389 (10)
Wicomico 854 (22)
Worcester 180 (7) 1*
Data not available (60) 5*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 956
10-19 1,785 (1)
20-29 5,967 (11) 1*
30-39 8,189 (28) 4*
40-49 8,052 (56) 3*
50-59 7,392 (145) 10*
60-69 5,336 (327) 12*
70-79 3,498 (514) 15*
80+ 3,249 (952) 65*
Data not available (58) 5*
Female 23,141 (1,038) 68*
Male 21,283 (1,054) 47*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 13,320 (874) 36*
Asian (NH) 855 (80) 6*
White (NH) 8,897 (870) 59*
Hispanic 10,726 (181) 8*
Other (NH) 2,187 (26)
Data not available 8,439 (61) 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.