Montgomery County COVID-19 Cases Increase By Almost 100

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,381 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 98 from the 14,283 cases reported Wednesday.

Since the first case in March, 691 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of three deaths since Wednesday, according to the health department. The number of probable deaths is 40.

More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any other jurisdiction in the state. Prince George’s has lost 645 residents, the second-highest number in the state.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

As of Thursday morning, there have been 65,777 confirmed cases throughout the state. That is an increase of 440 in the last 24 hours. COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 3,001 Marylanders.

Currently, 511 Marylanders are hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those patients, 209 are in intensive care. There are fewer than one thousand Marylanders hospitalized with COVID-19 for the 17th straight day since April 9.

A testing positivity rate of 5.05% was reported Thursday by the state health department.

Statewide, a total of 18,918 cases and 1,224 deaths involve the state’s African American community.

Here are the rates of cases and deaths by race and ethnicity. The deaths are in parentheses.

African-American (NH) 18,918 (1,224)
Asian (NH) 1,284 (116)
White (NH) 12,887 (1,269)
Hispanic 17,833 (328)
Other (NH) 3,277 (33)
Data not available 11,578 (31)

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