COVID-19 Numbers: 440 New State Cases, 47 in County on Wednesday

Montgomery County logged 47 new COVID-19 infections Wednesday, according to Maryland Department of Health data, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 19,646 since March.

The latest three-day average for test positivity was 2.5%.

One new coronavirus-related fatality was recorded in the county Wednesday. The pandemic death toll is now 777. Montgomery County leads the state in COVID-19 deaths, but Prince George’s County has over 6,000 more cases.


Statewide, 440 new COVID-19 cases were counted Wednesday. Maryland has now seen 105,486 total cases throughout the pandemic.

Ten more COVID-19 deaths were recorded across the state, and 21 more people were hospitalized with the virus than the day before.

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Bryan Gallion

About Bryan Gallion

Bryan Gallion is a freelance reporter for Montgomery Community Media. He previously interned with MCM in the spring of 2019. Bryan recently earned a master's degree in journalism at the University of Maryland. He can be reached at


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