Howard County adds 1,103 new positive COVID-19 cases on December 30th; Highest number reported to date

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) reported the highest one day total of new COVID-19 cases statewide on December 30th (14,316 new cases). In Howard County, the number of new COVID-19 cases was 1,103. This represents the highest one day total to date throughout this pandemic for the state and Howard County.

This is the second consecutive day both the state and Howard County have set new all time high numbers in new cases.

Here is a graphic of new COVID-19 cases in Howard County during the month of December 2021:

Here is a look at the all time top 12 days of new COVID-19 cases reported in Howard County by the MDH throughout this pandemic:

  • 2021/12/30: 1,103 new cases
  • 2021/12/29: 703 new cases
  • 2021/12/25: 603 new cases
  • 2021/12/24: 423 new cases
  • 2021/12/26: 308 new cases
  • 2021/12/28: 289 new cases
  • 2021/12/27: 285 new cases
  • 2021/12/23: 267 new cases
  • 2021/12/21: 236 new cases
  • 2021/01/08: 220 new cases
  • 2021/01/09: 210 new cases
  • 2020/11/26: 165 new cases

Howard County also set an all time high in “7 Day Moving Average COVID-19 Case Rate per 100K” with 163.17:

I provide additional details about some of the recent and past numbers in this article: Reported new COVID-19 cases in Howard County through December 28th:

Scott E


  1. Hello Scott
    What is the explanation provided by the County medical authorities for this extraordinary sudden increase for a county that has a very high level of vaccinations?!?
    Thank you


  2. In other words… Nothing!
    It shows how incompetent and politically motivated are the so called leaders of our community.
    Someone should have the decency to admit ignorance when they don’t have the knowledge.


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