The latest information from the Maryland Department of Health shows Howard County has exceeded 6% (6.04%) COVID-19 positivity rate (rolling 7-day average) for the first time since June 10th (when we were at 6.36%):

Howard County remains well below the state positivity rate (now at 7.33%).

You can see the State data set with COVID-19 information by jurisdiction here:

Other COVID-19 related information reported today for Howard County:

  • 97 new cases of COVID-19 reported today for Howard County
  • No deaths related to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours
  • The Howard County Dashboard has not been updated yet today so I will not have the beds in use data updated until later in the day.

See the latest COVID-19 information in my Google sheet:

Governor Hogan will hold a press conference to provide a COVID-19 update on December 1st at 4:00pm. Given the numbers in November I would recommend watching this press conference today. It will not surprise me to see additional reopening rollbacks (not that I am hoping for that…but the data points above are very concerning).

Here are important links with data on Coronavirus (COVID-19) numbers:

Here is a site to watch for information on Maryland cases:

Here is the site to keep an eye on in Howard County for updates:

This is a good site to keep up to date with the latest coronavirus updates worldwide:  (Worldometer) or (Johns Hopkins)

Scott E