Montgomery County Records 91 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero New Fatalities

The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported 91 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, bringing the total to 20,281 since the first case was reported in March.

With a lower rate than 12 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.79% for positive COVID-19 tests.

Montgomery County has led the state in coronavirus-related fatalities, but no new deaths were reported since Monday, so the pandemic total remains 782. Prince George’s County, however, has led the state in coronavirus infections with a current count of 26,565.

The state recorded 693 new infections Thursday, bringing its total to 110,012. Eleven new deaths were reported, making the pandemic death toll 3,634.  Baltimore City and Baltimore County both reported two new deaths, while Prince George’s, St. Marys, Washington, and Worcester Counties all reported one new death. Data was not available for three deaths.

Maryland’s seven-day rolling average for test positivity was 3.41%.

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