COVID-19 Numbers: Over Half of County Residents Have First Dose, Over a Third Are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 29

Montgomery County health officials reported Thursday that 35.6% of the county residents are fully vaccinated which means they have either received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine. Also, 52.2% of the county residents have received their first dose of one of the two-dose vaccines.

Public health officials are concerned that residents return for their second dose of vaccine. About 6% of county residents who got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine have not shown up for their second dose. During the county’s weekly COVID-19 briefing Wednesday, Dr. Gayles talked about this issue:

The Maryland Department of Health reported 111 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. This brings the county’s cumulative case count to 69,735.

Montgomery County recorded one new coronavirus-related fatality Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,476, the highest in the state

As of April 19, there are 99 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Montgomery County.

Wednesday, the county has a rate of 2.05% positive COVID-19 tests, which is no change from Tuesday’s rate. The county’s positivity rate is lower than 23 of the state’s 24 jurisdictions.

With 1,476 COVID-19 related fatalities, Montgomery County leads the state in fatalities but not in total cases. Prince George’s County has the most coronavirus cases in the state with 82.809 cases and 1,419 fatalities. Baltimore County has the third-highest number of cases (63,252) and the second most fatalities (1,430) in the state.

Somerset County located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has the most cases per capita cases in the state with 99 cases per 1,000 residents. Allegany County in the western region of the state has the second-highest cases per capita at 96.8 cases per 1,000 residents.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics for April 29

The Maryland Department of Health reported Thursday that 32.1% of Marylanders are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Of those vaccinated, 29.1% received two doses of either the Pizer or Moderna vaccines and 3% received the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine.

Thursday the state recorded 966 new infections bringing the state’s cumulative case count to 446,459.

There are 1,080 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 across the state as of Thursday morning.

Thursday the state recorded 9 newly reported deaths, bringing the state death toll to 8,530.

The state reported that 3.77% of tests from Wednesday were positive for COVID-19. This is a decrease of 0.12 from Tuesday’s rate of 3.89%.

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