The Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths each morning.
The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases are now 871, according to the statistics released Tuesday morning by the health department.
The cases in Montgomery County increased by 78 from 793 Monday. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county increased to 21, up from 19 Monday. The Maryland Department of Health did not release any additional information at this time.
A new drive-thru testing site opens this week in White Oak. Individuals must meet criteria to be tested, have an order for testing from a healthcare provider, and register online for an appointment.
As of Tuesday morning, there are 4,371 cases in Maryland, an increase of 326 from the 4,045 cases reported Monday. The sate has seen an increase of 1,246 cases since Saturday.
The total number of deaths in Maryland due to COVID-19 is currently at 103, up from 91 Monday. There is no additional information about the twelve victims at this time.
Of the total Maryland cases, 1,106 were hospitalized at some point and 288 have been released from isolation. According to the Maryland Department of Health, there have been 27,256 negative coronavirus tests in the state.
Montgomery County’s Coronavirus website now includes information on covid-19 cases and deaths in the County. The County’s Department of Health and Human Services will update the page twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays.