County Continues to Closely Monitor Uptick in COVID-19 Cases

Montgomery County continues to monitor the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases. According to health officials, there’s been an increase in cases locally and nationwide.

“There are some smaller increases in our positivity rates, but more worrying increases in our cases per 100,000,” said County Executive Marc Elrich during his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday.

County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles also mentioned the continuous plans that are in place to ensure the safety of residents if a second wave were to occur.

Here are highlights from the briefing:

Click here to watch the entire virtual media briefing.

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