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May 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

More Than Half of Deaths in Montgomery County and Maryland Associated with Senior Living Facilities

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 10,467 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 176 cases from the 10,291 reported Tuesday. According to the health department, 535 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of four deaths since Tuesday. The number of […]

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May 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Fields Road Elementary Student Wins Gaithersburg Junior Mayor Contest

A fourth grade student at Fields Road Elementary student will serve as the the City of Gaithersburg’s 2020 Junior Mayor. Hayden Sandlin wrote an essay reimagining Gaithersburg as a more environmentally friendly place to help the future. His essay won the city-wide contest. 🎉Introducing our next Junior Mayor, Hayden Sandlin of Field Roads Elementary School.🎉Out […]

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May 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Recibirá Semanalmente al menos 7,500 pruebas de COVID-19

Un laboratorio en Rockville se asoció con el condado de Montgomery para ampliar su capacidad y lograr hacer miles pruebas de COVID-19 semanalmente, así lo anunció el condado en un comunicado. El 8 de junio, el condado planea comenzar a recibir 20,000 pruebas cada semana. El condado de Montgomery tiene un contrato con el laboratorio […]

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May 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Increase by 180, Utilization of Acute Care Beds a Concern

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Tuesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 10,291 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 180 cases from the 10,111 reported Monday. According to the health department, 531 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of five deaths since Monday. The number of […]

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May 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Will Get at Least 7,500 COVID-19 Tests Weekly Under New Contract

A laboratory in Rockville has partnered with Montgomery County to expand COVID-19 testing capacity by thousands weekly, the county announced in a statement.  On June 8, the county plans to begin receiving 20,000 tests each week. Montgomery County has a contract with AdvaGenix, a genetics laboratory that developed the oral swab tests for the county. […]

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May 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispanos Podrán Hacer Preguntas sobre la Planificación del Futuro de Montgomery

La vicepresidenta de la Junta de Planificación del condado de Montgomery, Natali Fani-González, organizará un evento virtual el sábado 23 de mayo a las 2 p.m., como parte de la serie “Ask Me Anything” de Montgomery Prospera 2050. En el evento también estará la directora de planificación Gwen Wright, y la transmisión se realizará en […]

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May 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Aprueba Presupuesto 2021 y se Retrasan Renovaciones en Algunas Escuelas

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery votó por unanimidad y aprobó el Presupuesto operativo del año fiscal 2021 y el Programa de mejoras de capital (CIP) del año fiscal 2021-26 en una reunión virtual, el jueves. La Escuela Primaria Burnt Mills está en camino a que las renovaciones se completen en septiembre de 2023. Las […]

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May 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Surpass 9,400; Hospitalizations on Decline

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 9,432 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 172 cases from the 9,260 reported Thursday. According to the health department, 502 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of 11 deaths since Thursday. The number of […]

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May 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Council Approves Budgets, Some School Renovations Delayed

The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously to approve the FY 2021 Operating Budget and the FY 2021-26 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) at a virtual meeting Thursday.  Burnt Mills Elementary School is on track for renovations to be complete in September 2023. Elementary school renovations that have been pushed back due to financial shortfalls include South […]

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May 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich to Host Spanish Virtual Forum On Facebook Live Friday

On Friday, May 22 at 7:00 pm, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, accompanied by expert panelists, will hold a virtual forum in Spanish on Facebook to connect with the county’s Hispanic community and answer questions related to COVID-19. The topics to be discussed will be: Maintaining Your Health During the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Payment Program […]

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