Flags around the county are flying at half-staff to mourn the loss of Montgomery County residents due to COVID-19.
County executive Marc Elrich announced the move on Feb. 26.
Since the arrival of the pandemic, Montgomery County has lost 1,363 residents. The first COVID-related death in Montgomery County took place on March 21.
Flags are at half-staff to remember the 500,000+ Americans who lost their lives to #COVID19 this past year. In @MontgomeryCoMD, we have lost 1,363 residents to this health crisis. We mourn, and we remember, together. pic.twitter.com/OtCemhcaJq
— County Exec Marc Elrich (@MontCoExec) February 26, 2021