The Maryland Department of Health dashboard is reporting 141 new cases of COVID-19 in Howard County on January 1, 2021. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in Howard County is now 11,363.

This is the third consecutive day where the number of new cases has been above 100. Here is the data over the past three days for Howard County:

141 new cases in a single day is the 6th highest number of new cases in one day for Howard County:

  • 165 (November 26)
  • 158 (December 5)
  • 156 (December 10)
  • 151 (December 4)
  • 148 (December 12)
  • 141 (December 24 and January 1)

November 17th was the first time more than 100 new cases in a day was reported in Howard County (102). Howard County has exceed 100 new cases in a day 18 times.

Other data reported today from the state:

3,557 new COVID-19 cases is the second highest ever reported in the state of Maryland (3,792 reported on December 4th).

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

Here is another set of charts that provides some great data for Maryland and Howard County from mSightly:  https://www.msightly.com/covid-19/details.php?documentID=MD%20-%20Positivity%20Trends%20by%20County&documentName=MD%20-%20Positivity%20Trends%20by%20County&eventID=9999&category_id=Maryland&category=Maryland&objectID=276

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). Monthly charts will be update on (or around) the 1st of each month.

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Scott E