Maryland and Montgomery COVID-19 Positivity Rate Continues to Drop

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 15,163 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 34 from the 15,129 cases reported Sunday.

715 county residents have died from COVID-19 since the first case in March. This is an increase of four deaths since Sunday.

More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any other jurisdiction in the state. Prince George’s has lost 667 residents, the second-highest number in the state.

The positivity rate of 5.1% reported Sunday is the third-highest in the state, behind Baltimore City at 5.11% and Prince George’s at 7.11%. For the fifth straight day, Montgomery County’s positivity rate has remained below 6%.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

As of Monday morning, there have been 69,904 confirmed cases throughout the state. That is an increase of 272 in the last 24 hours. COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 3,121 Marylanders, three since Sunday.

Currently, 403 Marylanders are hospitalized with COVID-19, six fewer than Sunday. Of those patients, 142 are in intensive care, two less than Sunday. The number of patients hospitalized in Maryland for COVID-19 has been below 500 for 11 days.

The state department of health reported a testing positivity rate of 4.51% Monday. This is a decrease of 0.19% from Sunday’s rate of 4.7% and is the 11th day the rate remained below 5%.

Statewide, a total of 20,043 cases and 1,263 deaths involve the state’s African American community.

Here are the statewide statistics as of Monday, July 6. 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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