Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for March 4
The Maryland Department of Health reported 107 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is currently 63,702.
Montgomery County recorded one new coronavirus-related fatality Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,376.
The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.83% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a decrease of 0.05 from Wednesday’s rate of 2.88%. The positivity rate is lower than the rate in 15 of the 24 Maryland jurisdictions. The county’s positivity rate has been below 3% for nine days since Feb. 24.
With 1,376 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 73,834 cases and 1,307 fatalities.
Somerset County located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has the most cases per capita cases in the state with 93.6 cases per 1,000 residents. Allegany County in the western region of the state has the second-highest cases per capita at 91 cases per 1,000 residents.
Maryland COVID-19 Statistics for March 4
Thursday the state recorded 809 new infections. The state’s cumulative case count is now 384,765.
There are 856 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 across the state as of Thursday morning.
Thursday the state recorded three newly reported deaths, bringing the state death toll to 7,740.
The state reported a rolling seven-day average of 3.24% for positive COVID-19 tests Thursday. This is a decrease of 0.04 from Wednesday’s rate of 3.28%. The state’s positivity has been below 4% for 11 days since Feb. 22.