Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,944 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 16 from yesterday) and 53,327 cases in Maryland (up 549 from yesterday) on June 1st.

Here is the latest Testing Volume, Tests per Day and Percent Positive Rate (7-Day Avg) chart via the state:

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 53,327
Number of persons tested negative : 255,403
Total testing volume : 357,545
Number of confirmed deaths : 2,431
Number of probable deaths : 121
Currently hospitalized : 1,174
Acute care : 695
Intensive care : 479
Ever hospitalized : 8,886
Released from isolation : 3,782

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
Percent positive testing, all jurisdictions

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 180 (17)
Anne Arundel 3,842 (166) 9*
Baltimore City 5,604 (253) 8*
Baltimore County 6,299 (333) 16*
Calvert 349 (17) 1*
Caroline 260 (1)
Carroll 914 (90) 2*
Cecil 369 (23)
Charles 1,120 (72) 1*
Dorchester 142 (3)
Frederick 1,928 (99) 7*
Garrett 10
Harford 881 (48) 3*
Howard 1,944 (56) 5*
Kent 174 (19)
Montgomery 11,476 (576) 40*
Prince George’s 15,353 (521) 24*
Queen Anne’s 161 (12)
St. Mary’s 505 (23)
Somerset 73 (2)
Talbot 101 (2)
Washington 472 (14)
Wicomico 955 (30)
Worcester 215 (12) 1*
Data not available (42) 4*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 1,294
10-19 2,351 (1)
20-29 7,397 (12) 1*
30-39 9,938 (31) 4*
40-49 9,598 (71) 3*
50-59 8,671 (172) 10*
60-69 6,261 (387) 11*
70-79 4,014 (605) 17*
80+ 3,803 (1,110) 71*
Data not available (42) 4*
Female 27,805 (1,193) 66*
Male 25,522 (1,238) 55*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 15,527 (1,007) 41*
Asian (NH) 1,016 (94) 6*
White (NH) 10,529 (1,021) 61*
Hispanic 13,753 (229) 7*
Other (NH) 2,699 (31)
Data not available 9,803 (49) 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.