The Maryland Department of Health is reporting 2,910 new cases of COVID-19 on November 19th. The Department of Health is also reporting 101 new cases of COVID-19 in Howard County. Here is a quick look at the numbers from the dashboard today:
For Maryland: This is the highest single day total of new COVID-19 cases ever reported in Maryland (2,321 new cases reported on November 14th was the highest previously). This is also the third consecutive day of 2,000 or more new cases per day reported. This is the first time since June 10th that the Testing % Positive rate has been over 7% since June 10th.
For Howard County: This is the second highest number of new COVID-19 cases reported in a single day (102 new cases reported on November 17th).
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
I have a Google spreadsheet for tracking some of the daily Maryland and Howard County numbers and my weekly numbers: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OVZO0oIaEC__KXZ9LwtnhawO1NhdqE78VJ9Hd5LCQ0k/edit?usp=sharing
Note: Daily COVID-19 updates going forward will only happen when something significant needs to be reported during the week. Weekly weekend charts will continue to happen on Saturday or Sunday (depending on my schedule and the timing of the release of the information).