Maryland Department of Health reports 4,282 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 105,486 cases in Maryland on August 26th. Maryland added 440 new cases and Howard County added 16 new cases of COVID-19 in the past day.

The statewide COVID-19 testing positivity rate is now 3.35% and Howard County is at 2.78%.

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 105,486
Number of persons tested negative : 1,157,685
Total testing volume : 1,819,950
Number of confirmed deaths : 3,574
Number of probable deaths : 143
Currently hospitalized : 432
Acute care : 326
Intensive care : 106
Ever hospitalized : 14,090
Released from isolation : 6,061

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 388 (20)
Anne Arundel 8,091 (222) 10*
Baltimore City 14,172 (435) 19*
Baltimore County 14,912 (572) 24*
Calvert 768 (27) 1*
Caroline 481 (3)
Carroll 1,660 (118) 3*
Cecil 766 (30) 2*
Charles 2,319 (91) 2*
Dorchester 430 (5)
Frederick 3,404 (116) 7*
Garrett 63
Harford 2,357 (66) 3*
Howard 4,282 (111) 6*
Kent 256 (22) 1*
Montgomery 19,646 (777) 39*
Prince George’s 25,705 (760) 23*
Queen Anne’s 524 (25) 1*
St. Mary’s 1,089 (54)
Somerset 183 (3)
Talbot 459 (4)
Washington 1,258 (32)
Wicomico 1,488 (47)
Worcester 785 (22) 1*
Data not available (12) 1*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 3,827
10-19 7,365 (1)
20-29 18,902 (23) 1*
30-39 19,710 (46) 6*
40-49 17,505 (118) 3*
50-59 15,608 (287) 16*
60-69 10,623 (582) 13*
70-79 6,482 (887) 26*
80+ 5,464 (1,627) 77*
Data not available (3) 1*
Female 55,730 (1,752) 75*
Male 49,756 (1,822) 68*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 33,753 (1,464) 54*
Asian (NH) 1,946 (132) 6*
White (NH) 23,731 (1,513) 67*
Hispanic 25,497 (413) 10*
Other (NH) 4,627 (39)
Data not available 15,932 (13) 6*

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 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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