Maryland Department of Health is reporting 2,074 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 41 from yesterday) and 56,770 cases in Maryland (up 912 from yesterday) on June 5th.

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

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 56,770
Number of persons tested negative : 290,956
Total testing volume : 405,414
Number of confirmed deaths : 2,580
Number of probable deaths : 122
Currently hospitalized : 1,076
Acute care : 621
Intensive care : 455
Ever hospitalized : 9,346
Released from isolation : 4,159

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 183 (16)
Anne Arundel 4,150 (173) 9*
Baltimore City 6,038 (264) 8*
Baltimore County 6,590 (360) 16*
Calvert 353 (19) 1*
Caroline 268 (1)
Carroll 960 (95) 3*
Cecil 393 (24)
Charles 1,185 (77) 2*
Dorchester 153 (4)
Frederick 2,069 (103) 7*
Garrett 10
Harford 939 (48) 3*
Howard 2,074 (60) 5*
Kent 184 (19)
Montgomery 12,434 (606) 39*
Prince George’s 16,169 (563) 24*
Queen Anne’s 163 (12)
St. Mary’s 547 (30)
Somerset 76 (3) 1*
Talbot 106 (4)
Washington 529 (16)
Wicomico 967 (32)
Worcester 230 (13) 1*
Data not available (38) 3*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 1,457
10-19 2,604 (1)
20-29 7,938 (13) 1*
30-39 10,569 (33) 4*
40-49 10,191 (78) 3*
50-59 9,142 (187) 10*
60-69 6,626 (412) 12*
70-79 4,234 (637) 19*
80+ 4,009 (1,183) 70*
Data not available (36) 3*
Female 29,573 (1,266) 66*
Male 27,197 (1,314) 56*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 16,208 (1,077) 42*
Asian (NH) 1,072 (99) 6*
White (NH) 11,031 (1,082) 63*
Hispanic 14,573 (251) 7*
Other (NH) 2,825 (31)
Data not available 11,061 (40) 4*

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. 

1 COMMENT

  1. Here is the major point that is not often stressed enough.
    death rate by age –
    87% were 60 and older
    94% were 50 and older

    And, all of the people marching/protesting (in close contact) will pass it along unknowingly to people 60 and older.

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