Here are my weekly COVID-19 charts for Maryland, Carroll County and Howard County that will provide 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:

Number of people currently hospitalized in Maryland:

Positivity rate for Maryland, Howard County and Carroll County:

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


My Notes:

Overall the numbers continue to trend in the right direction. The continued drops in new cases, positivity rate and people currently in the hospital are encouraging.

A couple of items I am watching:

  • Deaths due to COVID-19 have not seen the decreases yet. This is a trailing indicator and I expect (or at least very much hope) that these numbers will soon begin to decrease.
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations – A significant rise at the state level but the number of vaccines administered in Howard County and Carroll County have decreased. Hopefully with the wide spread access to vaccines now we see these numbers begin to increase.

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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