According to the Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard on May 5th: Howard County has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate (7 day rolling average) reported in 2021 (2.59%) to date.

Previous low COVID-19 positivity rates reported for Howard County in 2021 were:

  • 2.62% (March 2nd)
  • 2.76% (March 3rd)
  • 2.79% (March 4th)
  • 2.81% (March 7th, May 2nd and May 3rd)

The last time Howard County had a COVID-19 positivity rate lower than what was reported today was back on October 20, 2020 (2.57%);

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The all time low COVID-19 positivity rates reported for Howard County were the following: (all in 2020)

  • 1.81% (September 23rd and September 25th)
  • 1.83% (September 26th)
  • 1.84% (September 27th)
  • 1.87% (September 24th)
  • 1.94% (September 22nd)

You can view all positivity rate data by jurisdiction in Maryland here in this data set from the state: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/datasets/mdcovid19-pospercentbyjursidiction

Scott E