COVID-19 Update: State Hospitalizations Below 500, County Positive Testing Rate Below 7%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

On Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,675 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 68 from the 14,607 cases reported Sunday.

Since the first case in March, 697 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of one death since Sunday.

More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any other jurisdiction in the state. Prince George’s has lost 657 residents, the second-highest number in the state.

The positivity rate of 6.52% reported Monday is the second-highest in the state, behind Prince George’s at 7.52%. For the tenth straight day, the rate has remained below 7%.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

As of Monday morning, there have been 67,254 confirmed cases throughout the state. That is an increase of 477 in the last 24 hours. COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 3,048 Marylanders, six since Sunday.

Currently, 447 Marylanders are hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those patients, 160 are in intensive care, two less than Sunday. This is the fourth straight day hospitalizations have remained below 500.

The testing positivity rate of 4.84% was reported Monday by the state health department. This is the fourth day the rate remained below 5%. Prince George’s County has the highest positivity rate at 7.52%, Montgomery County the second-highest at 6.52%.

Statewide, a total of 19,191 cases and 1,241 deaths involve the state’s African American community.

Here are the statewide statistics as of Monday, June 29. The first column is for the number of cases. The next column is the number of deaths, which is in parentheses. The second number in that column is the number of probable deaths.

 

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