Maryland Department of Health reports 4,627 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 113,239 cases in Maryland on September 8th. Maryland added 356 new cases and Howard County added 22 new cases of COVID-19 in the past day.

The statewide COVID-19 testing positivity rate is now 3.68% and Howard County is at 2.86%.

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 113,239
Number of persons tested negative : 1,297,359
Total testing volume : 2,099,562
Number of confirmed deaths : 3,663
Number of probable deaths : 144
Currently hospitalized : 365
Acute care : 263
Intensive care : 102
Ever hospitalized : 14,636
Released from isolation : 7,142

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 407 (22)
Anne Arundel 8,857 (229) 11*
Baltimore City 14,994 (450) 20*
Baltimore County 16,347 (585) 23*
Calvert 830 (27) 1*
Caroline 572 (3)
Carroll 1,796 (120) 3*
Cecil 858 (30) 1*
Charles 2,494 (93) 2*
Dorchester 502 (8)
Frederick 3,638 (120) 7*
Garrett 64
Harford 2,676 (68) 4*
Howard 4,627 (112) 6*
Kent 277 (22) 2*
Montgomery 20,766 (789) 39*
Prince George’s 27,102 (780) 23*
Queen Anne’s 589 (25) 1*
St. Mary’s 1,164 (56)
Somerset 207 (4)
Talbot 497 (4)
Washington 1,411 (35)
Wicomico 1,667 (48)
Worcester 897 (25) 1*
Data not available (8)

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 4,156
10-19 8,637 (2)
20-29 20,820 (23) 1*
30-39 20,851 (47) 6*
40-49 18,502 (119) 3*
50-59 16,634 (294) 16*
60-69 11,235 (599) 13*
70-79 6,790 (915) 27*
80+ 5,614 (1,662) 78*
Data not available (2)
Female 59,912 (1,797) 76*
Male 53,327 (1,866) 68*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 36,403 (1,501) 56*
Asian (NH) 2,167 (136) 6*
White (NH) 27,104 (1,550) 71*
Hispanic 25,356 (426) 10*
Other (NH) 5,229 (40)
Data not available 16,980 (10) 1*

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 Tuesday and Thursday (unless something significant needs to be reported on the other days) during the week. Weekly weekend charts will continue to happen on Saturday afternoon or Sunday mornings.

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