Maryland Department of Health reports 3,373 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 84,876 cases in Maryland on July 27th. That is 1,128 new cases in Maryland over the past day.

The statewide positivity rate is now 4.61% and Howard County is at 3.73%.

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 84,876
Number of persons tested negative : 770,642
Total testing volume : 1,120,761
Number of confirmed deaths : 3,315
Number of probable deaths : 132
Currently hospitalized : 536
Acute care : 391
Intensive care : 145
Ever hospitalized : 12,339
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 260 (18)
Anne Arundel 6,469 (206) 8*
Baltimore City 10,579 (387) 14*
Baltimore County 11,124 (508) 20*
Calvert 546 (26) 1*
Caroline 412 (3)
Carroll 1,391 (113) 2*
Cecil 601 (29) 1*
Charles 1,753 (88) 2*
Dorchester 319 (5)
Frederick 2,909 (113) 7*
Garrett 43
Harford 1,631 (64) 3*
Howard 3,373 (96) 6*
Kent 229 (22) 1*
Montgomery 17,164 (748) 39*
Prince George’s 21,770 (707) 23*
Queen Anne’s 370 (22) 1*
St. Mary’s 849 (52)
Somerset 115 (3)
Talbot 317 (4)
Washington 897 (30)
Wicomico 1,249 (42)
Worcester 506 (17) 1*
Data not available (12) 3*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 2,777
10-19 5,034 (1)
20-29 14,378 (18) 1*
30-39 16,006 (44) 5*
40-49 14,449 (105) 3*
50-59 12,795 (264) 14*
60-69 8,926 (544) 11*
70-79 5,523 (820) 20*
80+ 4,988 (1,509) 75*
Data not available (10) 3*
Female 44,487 (1,630) 69*
Male 40,389 (1,685) 63*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 25,440 (1,357) 48*
Asian (NH) 1,606 (125) 6*
White (NH) 18,284 (1,400) 66*
Hispanic 21,115 (386) 9*
Other (NH) 3,917 (35)
Data not available 14,514 (12) 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.

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.

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