COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Deaths 42, County Cases Increase by 94, State Cases Pass 8,000

The Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths in the state each morning by 11 a.m.

The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases now stands at 1,631 according to the statistics released Sunday morning by the health department.

Montgomery County cases increased by 94 since Saturday. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county is 42 which is an increase of six since Saturday. The Maryland Department of Health did not release any additional information on the six deaths at this time.

As of Sunday morning, there are 8,225 cases of COVID-19 in Maryland, which is an increase of 531 cases from the 7,694 cases reported Saturday.

The total number of deaths in Maryland due to COVID-19 is currently reported as 235, up from 206 Saturday. There is no additional information about the 29 victims at this time.

The Maryland Department of Health now identifies the number of cases and deaths by race. African Americans have been hit hardest with a total of 2,988 cases and 91 deaths. African Americans make up 36 percent of coronavirus cases and 39 percent of the deaths.

People whose race was listed as white had a total of 2,145 cases and 72 deaths. Whites make up 26 percent of coronavirus cases and 31 percent of the deaths.

Data by race is not yet available for 1,578 cases and 27 deaths.

Of the total Maryland cases, 1,860 were hospitalized at some point and 456 have been released from isolation. According to the Maryland Department of Health, there have been 41,539 negative coronavirus tests in the state.

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