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Many of the COVID-19 numbers have continued to rise across Maryland, Howard County and Carroll County. Here are my weekly charts that will show you a look at the trends in 2021 to date:

Here is the weekly look at the number of COVID-19 cases:

Weekly look at the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Maryland:

Weekly look at the number of people “hospitalized” in Maryland:

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Number of people currently hospitalized in Maryland:

Positivity rate for Maryland, Howard County and Carroll County:

This is a difficult chart to read as all three are nearly the same (Maryland: 5.82%, Howard County: 5.78% and Carroll County: 5.69%)

Vaccine distribution by week in Maryland, Howard County and Carroll County:


My Notes:

Maryland has seen the number of new COVID-19 cases rise for four consecutive weeks. Rises in new cases, people hospitalized, total beds in use and positivity rates shows we are far from over this pandemic yet.

Seeing a significant jump in the number of vaccines administered across the state and locally in Howard County and Carroll County is a great thing. Hopefully we see the other numbers start to drop in the near future.

Related news:

Howard County Mass Vaccination Site Opening Week of April 26th

Governor Hogan Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration For All Marylanders 16 And Older

If interested in the data, be sure to check out my Google Tracking Spreadsheet (Note – I am only updating the numbers in the weekly and monthly tabs right now – there are plenty of resources out there for the daily numbers):   https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1feQ7tUQyizlHbeqm-nYJuXVKDXb_vgZOmzJ829k8xqA/edit?usp=sharing

See past weekly update charts here: https://scotteblog.com/tag/weekly-update/

Scott E

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