The Maryland Department of Health is reporting 165 new cases of COVID-19 in Howard County on November 26th. This is the highest number of new cases added in one day for Howard County. Here are the top 5 days (per the Maryland Department of Health dashboard):

  • November 26th: 165 new cases
  • November 21st: 139 new cases
  • November 17th: 102 new cases
  • November 19th: 101 new cases
  • November 25th: 96 new cases

Howard County has added 697 new cases of COVID-19 over the past week (this is by far the most ever during this pandemic).

See the history I am tracking here:   https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OVZO0oIaEC__KXZ9LwtnhawO1NhdqE78VJ9Hd5LCQ0k/edit#gid=0

I have a new tab (Monthly History) showing the month by month numbers for some COVID-19 data sets for Maryland and Howard County (keep in mind that November numbers are still in process).

Other notable items from the data today:  https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/

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 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).

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Scott E

3 COMMENTS

  1. Need to get deeper and track by zip code within the county. I tracked Baltimore county and found that 12 zip codes account for 71% cases. Thzt is were they need to focus their compliance. If I had more data. You could even go deeper.

  2. Also, this doesn’t go further into the details of testing. I saw lines wrapping around the block by Symphony Woods Park testing center from 18-21 NOV. I haven’t seen that many cars for testing since testing became available. There were cars lined up before the testing center was open on the 21st. With holiday season coming up and some airlines requiring COVID testing before flights, there could be more people getting tested in order to fly. Just saying there is data missing to say that this indicates a “spike”. Maybe a spike in the number of tests. Anyways, everyone please be safe and make smart decisions even if they’re the hard ones..

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