Maryland Department of Health reports 3,779 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 93,806 cases in Maryland on August 7th. Maryland added 801 new cases and Howard County added 50 new cases of COVID-19 in the past day.

The statewide COVID-19 testing positivity rate is now 3.90% and Howard County is at 3.15%.

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 93,806
Number of persons tested negative : 913,018
Total testing volume : 1,377,459
Number of confirmed deaths : 3,429
Number of probable deaths : 136
Currently hospitalized : 528
Acute care : 393
Intensive care : 135
Ever hospitalized : 13,047
Released from isolation : 5,838

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 280 (18)
Anne Arundel 7,243 (213) 9*
Baltimore City 12,239 (408) 16*
Baltimore County 12,915 (537) 22*
Calvert 672 (27) 1*
Caroline 445 (3)
Carroll 1,530 (115) 2*
Cecil 689 (29) 1*
Charles 1,983 (89) 2*
Dorchester 365 (5)
Frederick 3,050 (114) 7*
Garrett 46
Harford 1,922 (66) 3*
Howard 3,779 (100) 6*
Kent 238 (22) 1*
Montgomery 18,139 (762) 39*
Prince George’s 23,372 (726) 23*
Queen Anne’s 420 (24) 1*
St. Mary’s 962 (52)
Somerset 133 (3)
Talbot 384 (4)
Washington 1,003 (31)
Wicomico 1,322 (45)
Worcester 675 (19) 1*
Data not available (17) 2*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 3,195
10-19 6,022 (1)
20-29 16,389 (20) 1*
30-39 17,645 (45) 6*
40-49 15,725 (109) 3*
50-59 14,017 (272) 15*
60-69 9,636 (562) 12*
70-79 5,971 (845) 22*
80+ 5,206 (1,560) 75*
Data not available (15) 2*
Female 49,386 (1,686) 71*
Male 44,420 (1,743) 65*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 29,141 (1,406) 51*
Asian (NH) 1,701 (128) 6*
White (NH) 20,498 (1,446) 67*
Hispanic 23,496 (397) 10*
Other (NH) 4,140 (35)
Data not available 14,830 (17) 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.