The Maryland Department of Health reports 2,343 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County (up 16 from yesterday) and 62,969 cases in Maryland (up 560 from yesterday) on June 17th.

Yesterday (June 16th) Howard County had the total number of cases reduced by 23 by the state of Maryland. This is the second time this week the state has lowered the total number of COVID-19 cases in Howard County.

Maryland’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops to 5.81%, Hospitalizations At Lowest Level in 73 Days

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 62,969
Number of persons tested negative : 378,374
Total testing volume : 526,882
Number of confirmed deaths : 2,866
Number of probable deaths : 130
Currently hospitalized : 702
Acute care : 419
Intensive care : 283
Ever hospitalized : 10,309
Released from isolation : 4,596

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 188 (17)
Anne Arundel 4,796 (186) 9*
Baltimore City 6,866 (299) 8*
Baltimore County 7,329 (411) 21*
Calvert 382 (21) 1*
Caroline 284 (2)
Carroll 1,006 (103) 2*
Cecil 455 (29) 1*
Charles 1,291 (83) 2*
Dorchester 170 (4)
Frederick 2,336 (108) 7*
Garrett 10
Harford 1,032 (58) 3*
Howard 2,343 (72) 5*
Kent 192 (23) 1*
Montgomery 13,819 (664) 40*
Prince George’s 17,611 (623) 25*
Queen Anne’s 187 (14)
St. Mary’s 587 (41)
Somerset 82 (3)
Talbot 110 (4)
Washington 593 (22)
Wicomico 1,035 (36)
Worcester 265 (16) 1*
Data not available (27) 4*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 1,792
10-19 3,068 (1)
20-29 9,025 (14) 1*
30-39 11,737 (35) 5*
40-49 11,277 (87) 3*
50-59 9,975 (214) 12*
60-69 7,196 (464) 13*
70-79 4,590 (704) 18*
80+ 4,309 (1,321) 74*
Data not available (26) 4*
Female 32,715 (1,398) 71*
Male 30,254 (1,468) 59*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 18,017 (1,176) 45*
Asian (NH) 1,225 (110) 6*
White (NH) 12,244 (1,214) 67*
Hispanic 17,020 (303) 8*
Other (NH) 3,172 (31)
Data not available 11,291 (32) 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 COVID-19 updates going forward will happen on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (unless something significant needs to be reported on the other days) during the week. Weekly weekend charts are on hold unless a spike in numbers are noted in the future in Howard County or Maryland.