Maryland COVID-19 Cases Near 64,000; Montgomery Cases Near 14,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 13,928 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 0.5% increase from the 13,862 cases reported Thursday.

Since the first case in March, 670 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of three deaths since Thursday, according to the health department. The number of probable deaths is 40.

More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any other jurisdiction in the state. Prince George’s has lost 629 residents, the second-highest number in the state.

The positivity rate of 7.39% reported Friday by the state health department, is the second-highest in the state, behind Prince George’s at 9.21%. The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced a goal of testing 10% of the population in each jurisdiction for COVID-19.  As of Friday’s report, 7.3% of Montgomery County’s population has been tested for COVID-19.


Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

As of Friday morning, there have been 63,548 confirmed cases throughout the state. That is an increase of 319 cases, or 0.5%, in the last 24 hours.  COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 2,901 Marylanders, 15 since Thursday.

Currently, 648 Marylanders are hospitalized with COVID-19, which is 12 fewer than Thursday. Of those patients, 261 are in intensive care, which is eight fewer than Thursday.

There are fewer than one thousand Marylanders hospitalized with COVID-19 for the 12th day since April 9.

The state’s positivity rate remained below 6% for the third straight day. At 5.43%, this is the eighth day the rate remained below 7%.

A total of 18,377 cases and 1,188 deaths involve the state’s African American community. This is five additional deaths since Thursday’s report.

Here are the statewide statistics as of Friday, June 19. 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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