Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 11
The Maryland Department of Health reported 41 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 70,298.
As of May 9, the county reported that 75 people were hospitalized with COVID-19.
Montgomery County recorded no new coronavirus-related fatalities Tuesday, so the death toll remains at 1,483.
Monday, 1.58% of the COVID-19 tests done were positive. Compared to Sunday’s rate of 1.64%, this is a decrease of 0.06. The county’s positivity rate is the lowest in the state.
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services clinics are currently vaccinating residents age 16 and older. County residents may register for an appointment at any of the county-run clinics or the Germantown mass vaccination site online. Also, parents or guardians of children ages 12 to 15-years-old may preregister their child online now.
According to Montgomery County health officials, 43.3% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated for COVID-19; 56.4% have received their first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna two-dose vaccine.
Montgomery County leads the state in total COVID-19 related fatalities (1,483 deaths) but not in total cases. Prince George’s County has 1,450 fatalities and the most coronavirus cases in the state with 83,987 cases. Baltimore County has the second-highest number of fatalities with 1,464 and the third-largest number of cases with 64,636.
Somerset County on the Eastern Shore has the highest cases per capita at 100.1 cases per 1,000 residents. Allegany County in the western region of the state has the second-highest cases per capita at 98.0 cases per 1,000 residents.
Maryland COVID-19 Statistics for May 11
Tuesday, the state recorded 399 new infections, bringing the state’s cumulative case count to 453,800.
799 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state.
Maryland recorded eight new coronavirus-related fatalities Tuesday bringing the death toll to 8,678.
The state reported 2.88% of the COVID-19 tests from Monday were positive. This is a decrease of 0.18 from Sunday’s rate of 3.06%. This is the first time the state’s positivity rate is below 3% since Oct. 12, 2020.
All Marylanders ages 16 and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at the state’s mass vaccination sites. Appointments are available online at covidvax.maryland.gov or by calling the state’s COVID-19 vaccination support center at 1-865-MC-GOVAX. All of the state’s mass vaccination sites are accepting walkups.
According to the Maryland Department of Health, 36.218% of the state’s residents have received two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine; and 3.407% have received the single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine.