Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 503 New Maryland Cases, 76 in Montgomery County

Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 76 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,078 since the start of the pandemic.

With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.26% for positive COVID-19 tests.


Since Tuesday, no new deaths were added to the county’s coronavirus related death toll, which remains at 801. Montgomery County continues to lead the state in deaths. Prince George’s County leads the state in cases with 28,887 and has a death toll of 799.

 

The state recorded 503 new infections Thursday, bringing its total to 121,800. Nine new deaths were reported Thursday, making the pandemic death toll 3,765. Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, and Prince George’s Counties and Baltimore City all recorded one new death Thursday. Data was not available for two deaths.

The rolling seven-day average for positive COVID-19 testes continues a downward trend that began Sept. 15. Thursday the state reported a rate of 2.57% which is the lowest rate since the start of the pandemic.

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