Maryland Reports 49 COVID-Related Deaths, Seven in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

The Maryland Department of Health reported 424 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 42,975.

Montgomery County recorded seven new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 1,032.

As of Wednesday, 17 schools in the state are reporting COVID-19 cases, one school is located in Montgomery County. The Fellowship Christian School, located in Germantown, is reporting three positive cases of COVID-19.

The county has a rolling seven-day average of 6.14% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is an increase of 0.01 from Tuesday’s average rate of 6.13%. The county’s positivity rate is lower than in 17 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions.

Montgomery County leads the state in total COVID-19 related fatalities but not in total cases. Prince George’s County has the most coronavirus cases in the state with 51,462 cases and 1,019 fatalities.

Allegany County in the western region of the state has the most cases per capita at 73.4 cases per 1,000 residents. Somerset County has the second-highest per capita cases with 63.6 cases per 1,000 residents.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

Wednesday the state recorded 2,465 new infections. This is the 23rd consecutive day the state recorded more than two thousand new cases. The state’s cumulative case count is 257,862.

There are 1,776 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 across the state as of Wednesday morning.

Wednesday the state recorded 59 newly reported deaths, bringing the state death toll to 5,402.

The state reported a rolling seven-day average of 7.36% for positive COVID-19 tests Wednesday. This is a decrease of 0.11 from Tuesday’s rate of 7.47%.

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