Maryland Department of Health reports 3,441 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 86,285 cases in Maryland on July 29th. That is 761 new cases in Maryland over the past day.

The statewide positivity rate is now 4.77% and Howard County is 3.86%.

Governor Larry Hogan has a press conference scheduled for 3:30pm today. It appears as if he will be discussing the findings of contact tracing operation to date.

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 86,285
Number of persons tested negative : 792,674
Total testing volume : 1,160,443
Number of confirmed deaths : 3,347
Number of probable deaths : 131
Currently hospitalized : 571
Acute care : 426
Intensive care : 145
Ever hospitalized : 12,448
Released from isolation : 5,592

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 6,599 (206) 8*
Baltimore City 10,826 (390) 14*
Baltimore County 11,423 (516) 22*
Calvert 559 (26) 1*
Caroline 418 (3)
Carroll 1,414 (114) 2*
Cecil 612 (29) 1*
Charles 1,796 (88) 2*
Dorchester 319 (5)
Frederick 2,947 (114) 7*
Garrett 45
Harford 1,676 (64) 3*
Howard 3,441 (96) 6*
Kent 224 (22) 1*
Montgomery 17,305 (748) 39*
Prince George’s 22,044 (710) 23*
Queen Anne’s 376 (22) 1*
St. Mary’s 863 (53)
Somerset 116 (3)
Talbot 323 (4)
Washington 931 (30)
Wicomico 1,260 (43)
Worcester 508 (17) 1*
Data not available (26)

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 2,839
10-19 5,187 (1)
20-29 14,706 (19) 1*
30-39 16,258 (44) 5*
40-49 14,646 (106) 3*
50-59 12,988 (263) 15*
60-69 9,048 (546) 11*
70-79 5,586 (824) 21*
80+ 5,027 (1,521) 75*
Data not available (23)
Female 45,250 (1,646) 68*
Male 41,035 (1,701) 63*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 26,189 (1,365) 49*
Asian (NH) 1,625 (126) 6*
White (NH) 18,746 (1,409) 67*
Hispanic 21,311 (386) 9*
Other (NH) 3,984 (35)
Data not available 14,430 (26)

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.

1 COMMENT

  1. Today is the first time, in my looking at the age bracket breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths, that the 20-29 year olds have outnumbered the 40-49 year olds. They appear to be moving upward. Our 30-39 year olds have been leading all ranges by a big margin for some time now.

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