Maryland Department of Health reports 3,271 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 81,766 cases in Maryland on July 24th. Maryland added 930 confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate is now 4.69%:

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 81,766
Number of persons tested negative : 722,584
Total testing volume : 1,040,442
Number of confirmed deaths : 3,293
Number of probable deaths : 129
Currently hospitalized : 533
Acute care : 390
Intensive care : 143
Ever hospitalized : 12,119
Released from isolation : 5,434

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 244 (18)
Anne Arundel 6,229 (206) 8*
Baltimore City 10,001 (381) 14*
Baltimore County 10,520 (501) 20*
Calvert 515 (26) 1*
Caroline 374 (3)
Carroll 1,337 (113) 2*
Cecil 583 (29) 1*
Charles 1,695 (88) 2*
Dorchester 303 (5)
Frederick 2,833 (113) 7*
Garrett 41
Harford 1,540 (64) 3*
Howard 3,271 (94) 6*
Kent 224 (22) 1*
Montgomery 16,768 (744) 38*
Prince George’s 21,210 (703) 23*
Queen Anne’s 350 (22) 1*
St. Mary’s 805 (52)
Somerset 114 (3)
Talbot 289 (4)
Washington 833 (29)
Wicomico 1,219 (42)
Worcester 468 (17) 1*
Data not available (14) 1*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 2,641
10-19 4,750 (1)
20-29 13,574 (18) 1*
30-39 15,387 (44) 5*
40-49 14,013 (106) 3*
50-59 12,395 (259) 13*
60-69 8,678 (536) 11*
70-79 5,419 (817) 20*
80+ 4,909 (1,500) 75*
Data not available (12) 1*
Female 42,744 (1,622) 67*
Male 39,022 (1,671) 62*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 24,310 (1,342) 48*
Asian (NH) 1,566 (125) 6*
White (NH) 17,486 (1,392) 66*
Hispanic 20,795 (384) 8*
Other (NH) 3,823 (36)
Data not available 13,786 (14) 1*

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.

I have a new spreadsheet for tracking some of the daily Maryland numbers and my weekly numbers:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OVZO0oIaEC__KXZ9LwtnhawO1NhdqE78VJ9Hd5LCQ0k/edit?usp=sharing

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 will continue to happen when there are significant items to review.