COVID-19 Cases Surpass 68,000 Statewide, Approach 15,000 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,899 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 96 from the 14,803 cases reported Wednesday.

Since the first case in March, 704 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of four deaths since Wednesday.

More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any other jurisdiction in the state. Prince George’s has lost 662 residents, the second-highest number in the state.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

As of Thursday morning, there have been 68,423 confirmed cases throughout the state. That is an increase of 505 in the last 24 hours. COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 3,086 Marylanders, nine since Wednesday.

Currently, 441 Marylanders are hospitalized with COVID-19, a decrease of 20 since Wednesday. Of those patients, 149 are in intensive care, five less than Wednesday. The number of patients hospitalized in Maryland for COVID-19 has been below 500 for seven days.

The state department of health reported a testing positivity rate of 4.76% Thursday. This is a slight increase from Wednesday’s rate of 4.72% and is the seventh day the rate remained below 5%.

Statewide, a total of 19,474 cases and 1,246 deaths involve the state’s African American community.

Here are the statewide statistics as of Thursday, July 2. The first column is for the number of cases. The next column is the number of deaths, which is in parentheses. The second number in that column is the number of probable deaths.

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