Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,760 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 28 from yesterday) and 48,423 cases in Maryland (up 736 from yesterday) on May 27th.

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

Note – Second consecutive day of more total beds in use per the State Dashboard

Here is the latest COVID-19 Hospital Capacity chart for Howard County:

Note – 35 COVID-19 Patients noted in Acute Care is an all time high per the Howard County Dashboard (on 5/26/20). ICU COVID-19 Patients data on the dashboard has not been updated since 5/25/20.

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 48,423
Number of persons tested negative : 213,632
Number of confirmed deaths : 2,270
Number of probable deaths : 122
Currently hospitalized : 1,338
Acute care : 818
Intensive care : 520
Ever hospitalized : 8,281
Released from isolation : 3,401

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 177 (15)
Anne Arundel 3,448 (154) 9*
Baltimore City 5,054 (228) 8*
Baltimore County 5,562 (304) 16*
Calvert 314 (16) 2*
Caroline 243
Carroll 817 (82) 4*
Cecil 354 (21)
Charles 1,008 (70) 1*
Dorchester 133 (3)
Frederick 1,786 (96) 7*
Garrett 10
Harford 801 (46) 3*
Howard 1,760 (50) 4*
Kent 160 (15)
Montgomery 10,467 (535) 37*
Prince George’s 14,100 (496) 24*
Queen Anne’s 151 (12)
St. Mary’s 400 (16)
Somerset 73 (2)
Talbot 84 (1)
Washington 418 (12)
Wicomico 910 (25)
Worcester 193 (10) 1*
Data not available (61) 6*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 1,119
10-19 2,025 (1)
20-29 6,597 (11) 1*
30-39 8,940 (28) 4*
40-49 8,754 (66) 3*
50-59 7,994 (153) 11*
60-69 5,751 (358) 13*
70-79 3,724 (563) 16*
80+ 3,519 (1,030) 68*
Data not available (60) 6*
Female 25,206 (1,121) 67*
Male 23,217 (1,149) 55*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 14,217 (941) 39*
Asian (NH) 917 (85) 6*
White (NH) 9,575 (944) 63*
Hispanic 11,956 (204) 7*
Other (NH) 2,341 (27)
Data not available 9,417 (69) 7*

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. 

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