Maryland Department of Health reports 3,660 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 91,144 cases in Maryland on August 3rd. Maryland has 840 new cases and Howard County has 38 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the past 24 hours.

The statewide testing positivity rate is now 4.36% and Howard County is 3.22%.

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 91,144
Number of persons tested negative : 869,493
Total testing volume : 1,294,065
Number of confirmed deaths : 3,389
Number of probable deaths : 134
Currently hospitalized : 548
Acute care : 413
Intensive care : 135
Ever hospitalized : 12,832
Released from isolation : 5,740

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 273 (18)
Anne Arundel 7,007 (208) 9*
Baltimore City 11,748 (399) 14*
Baltimore County 12,401 (529) 22*
Calvert 635 (27) 1*
Caroline 438 (3)
Carroll 1,491 (115) 2*
Cecil 655 (29) 1*
Charles 1,909 (89) 2*
Dorchester 352 (5)
Frederick 3,010 (114) 7*
Garrett 43
Harford 1,853 (65) 3*
Howard 3,660 (100) 6*
Kent 235 (22) 1*
Montgomery 17,842 (754) 39*
Prince George’s 22,880 (720) 23*
Queen Anne’s 399 (24) 1*
St. Mary’s 931 (52)
Somerset 123 (3)
Talbot 368 (4)
Washington 982 (30)
Wicomico 1,298 (44)
Worcester 611 (18) 1*
Data not available (17) 2*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 3,083
10-19 5,720 (1)
20-29 15,832 (19) 1*
30-39 17,180 (45) 5*
40-49 15,336 (108) 3*
50-59 13,625 (270) 15*
60-69 9,415 (556) 12*
70-79 5,835 (835) 21*
80+ 5,118 (1,541) 75*
Data not available (14) 2*
Female 47,907 (1,662) 70*
Male 43,237 (1,727) 64*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 28,163 (1,385) 49*
Asian (NH) 1,698 (127) 6*
White (NH) 20,140 (1,430) 67*
Hispanic 21,896 (392) 10*
Other (NH) 4,148 (37)
Data not available 15,099 (18) 2*

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.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Hey! Thanks for these posts; they’re very helpful. Any chance the data is available with demographic weighting, say, per 100,000 population? It’s hard to drill down to the actual significance of raw numbers. Thanks again.

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