November 17, 2020: Largest-Ever Daily Increase of New Cases of COVID-19 in Maryland

November 17, 2020

As of Tuesday, November 17, 2020, Maryland reports 169,805 COVID-19 cases and 4,186 deaths. An increase of 2,149 cases and 26 deaths over 24 hours.

Maryland is now seeing widespread community transmission, not just in cities and urban areas, but in rural counties that had not experienced the large spikes earlier this year. Today is the largest-ever daily increase of new cases, and our COVID-19 hospitalizations are now at their highest since early June.

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 169,805
Number of persons tested negative : 1,965,796
Total testing volume : 3,922,306
Number of confirmed deaths : 4,186
Number of probable deaths : 149
Currently hospitalized : 1,046
Acute care : 791
Intensive care : 255
Ever hospitalized : 18,812
Released from isolation : 8,408

Today at 2 p.m., Governor Larry Hogan will hold a press conference to announce additional actions in our fight against the COVID-19 surge.