Montgomery County Reports 13 COVID-Related Fatalities Since Friday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

Since Friday, Dec. 4, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 1,393 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County—482 Saturday, 460 Sunday and 451 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 36,449.

The county has a rolling seven-day average of 6.48% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a decrease of 0.09 from Sunday’s average rate of 6.57%. The county’s positivity rate is lower than in 17 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions.

Montgomery County recorded 13 new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, Dec. 4— two Saturday, three Sunday and eight Mondaybringing the death toll to 946.

The county leads the state in total COVID-19 related fatalities; Prince George’s County has 935 fatalities and the most coronavirus cases in the state with 44,402 cases.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

Since Friday, Dec. 4, the state recorded 8,138 new infections—3,193 Saturday, 2,643 Sunday, and 2,302 Monday. This is the 34th consecutive day the state recorded more than a thousand new cases. The state’s cumulative case count is 217,329.

COVID-19 related hospitalizations continue to climb. On Monday, the state reported 1,561 patients were hospitalized across the state with the virus.

Maryland recorded 75 new coronavirus-related fatalities since Thursday, Nov. 26—29 Saturday, 26 Sunday and 20 Mondaybringing the death toll to 4,705.

The state reported a rolling seven-day average of 7.89% for positive COVID-19 tests Monday. This is a decrease of 0.25 from Sunday’s rate of 8.14%.

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