Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 1
Since Friday, Jan.29, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 847 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County — 402 Saturday, 255 Sunday and 190 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 59,155.
Montgomery County recorded 12 new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, Jan. 29 — two Saturday, four Sunday and six Monday—bringing the death toll to 1,266.
The county reports 231 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Jan. 30.
The county has a rolling seven-day average of 4,97% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a decrease of 0.22 from Sunday’s average rate of 4.97%. The county’s positivity rate is lower than in 20 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. This is the first day the rate dropped below 5% since Nov. 30.
The county has received 32,400 first doses of the Moderna vaccine and administered 90.7% of those doses as of Monday, Feb. 1. Currently, the county is vaccinating, by appointment only. those in Priority Group 1A (all three tiers) and Priority Group 1B (tier 1 – adults age 75 and older). Vaccine pre-registration for priority groups 1A and 1B is available now.
Montgomery County leads the state in total COVID-19 related fatalities but not in total cases. Prince George’s County has 1,208 fatalities and the most coronavirus cases in the state with 68,102 cases.
Allegany County in the western region of the state has the most cases per capita at 88.1 cases per 1,000 residents. Somerset County has the second-highest per capita cases with 88 cases per 1,000 residents.
Maryland COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 1
Since Friday, Jan. 29, the state recorded 5,007 new infections — 2,097 Saturday, 1,747 Sunday, and 1,163 Monday. The state’s cumulative case count is 355,636.
COVID-19 related hospitalizations are trending downward. On Monday, the state reported 1,437 patients were hospitalized across the state with the virus, this is more than 200 fewer hospitalizations than last Monday, Jan. 25.
Maryland recorded 78 new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, Jan. 29 — 31 Saturday, 20 Sunday and 27 Monday — bringing the death toll to 6,978.
The state reported a rolling seven-day average of 6.61% for positive COVID-19 tests Monday. This is a decrease of 0.05 from Sunday’s rate of 5.61%. This is the fourth straight day the rate has been below 6%.