The Maryland Department of Health reports 2,470 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County (up 17 from yesterday) and 66,115 cases in Maryland (up 338 from yesterday) on June 26th.

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

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 66,115
Number of persons tested negative : 440,282
Total testing volume : 613,513
Number of confirmed deaths : 3,015
Number of probable deaths : 127
Currently hospitalized : 487
Acute care : 297
Intensive care : 190
Ever hospitalized : 10,725
Released from isolation : 4,903

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 204 (17)
Anne Arundel 5,005 (195) 8*
Baltimore City 7,299 (321) 9*
Baltimore County 7,768 (439) 22*
Calvert 404 (25) 1*
Caroline 309 (3)
Carroll 1,104 (108) 2*
Cecil 462 (28) 1*
Charles 1,357 (84) 2*
Dorchester 182 (5)
Frederick 2,448 (109) 7*
Garrett 10
Harford 1,078 (58) 3*
Howard 2,470 (79) 5*
Kent 195 (22) 1*
Montgomery 14,471 (691) 39*
Prince George’s 18,307 (653) 23*
Queen Anne’s 220 (17)
St. Mary’s 611 (50)
Somerset 86 (3)
Talbot 121 (4)
Washington 663 (26)
Wicomico 1,059 (40)
Worcester 282 (15) 1*
Data not available (23) 3*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 1,946
10-19 3,334 (1)
20-29 9,685 (16) 1*
30-39 12,360 (39) 5*
40-49 11,761 (95) 3*
50-59 10,424 (230) 13*
60-69 7,447 (488) 12*
70-79 4,726 (736) 17*
80+ 4,432 (1,389) 73*
Data not available (21) 3*
Female 34,323 (1,473) 66*
Male 31,792 (1,542) 61*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 18,990 (1,229) 45*
Asian (NH) 1,293 (116) 6*
White (NH) 12,952 (1,278) 65*
Hispanic 17,918 (331) 8*
Other (NH) 3,292 (34)
Data not available 11,670 (27) 3*

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.