Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 5
The Maryland Department of Health reported 258 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Friday morning. This brings the cumulative cases to more than 60,000.
Montgomery County recorded 10 new coronavirus-related fatalities Friday, bringing the death toll to 1,290.
The county reports 231 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Feb. 2.
The county has a rate of 5.24% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is an increase of 0.13 from Thursday’s rate of 5.11%. The county’s positivity rate remains below 6% for the tenth straight day and is lower than in 18 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions.
At almost 1,300 deaths, Montgomery County leads the state in total COVID-19 related fatalities. Prince George’s County has the second-highest number with 1,220 fatalities and the most coronavirus cases in the state with 69,059 cases.
Somerset County, part of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, has the highest cases per capita with 89.2 cases per 1,000 residents. Allegany County in the western region of the state has the second-highest rate at 88.7 cases per 1,000 residents.
Maryland COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 5
The state recorded 1,547 new infections Friday bringing the state’s cumulative case count to 360,584.
There are 1,444 patients hospitalized across the state with the virus.
Friday the state recorded 35 newly reported deaths. The state’s death toll now stands at 7,109.
The state reported a rate of 5.94% for positive COVID-19 tests Friday. This is an increase of 0.05 from Thursday’s rate of 5.89%. The state’s positivity rate remains below 6% for the eighth straight day.