County Reports No New COVID-Related Deaths, Rolling Seven-Day Average of 2.75%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

The Maryland Department of Health reported 134 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 25,281.

The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.75% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 22 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions.

There were no COVID-19 related fatalities reported Monday, therefore the pandemic death toll for the county remains at 827. Prince George’s County leads the state in fatalities with 830 –  three more than Montgomery County – but has over 7,000 more coronavirus cases in total since March. Montgomery County has 40 probable COVID-19 deaths that have not been laboratory confirmed, while P.G. County has 24.


 

Friday, Montgomery County health officials announced they are closely monitoring the increase in coronavirus infections over the last few weeks. The c0unty is primarily focusing on three public health measurements including daily case rate, test positivity rate, and the rate of transmission to determine if any activities currently allowed in Phase 2 of Reopening Montgomery need to be rolled back to reduce the risk of transmission.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

Monday the state recorded 565 new infections, bringing its total to 140,844. Three new deaths were reported Monday, making the pandemic death toll 3,953.

The state reported a rolling seven-day average of 3.25% for positive COVID-19 tests Monday. It has been nearly two weeks since the rate was lower than 3%.

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