Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for March 15
Since Friday, March 12, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 343 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County — 133 Saturday, 126 Sunday and 84 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 64,857. Monday’s number of new confirmed cases is the lowest since Oct. 19.
Montgomery County recorded four new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, March 12 — one Saturday and two Sunday and one Monday — bringing the death toll to 1,397.
The county has a rolling seven-day average of 3.09% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is an increase of 0.17 from Sunday’s average rate of 2.92%. The county’s positivity rate is lower than in 18 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. This is the first time the positivity rate rose above 3% since Feb. 23.
Montgomery County leads the state in total COVID-19 related fatalities (1,397) but not in total cases. Prince George’s County has 1,323 fatalities and the most coronavirus cases in the state with 75,427 cases.
Somerset County on the Eastern Shore has the highest per capita cases with 94.6 cases per 1,000 residents. Allegany County in the western region of the state has the second-highest cases per capita at 91.5 cases per 1,000 residents.
Maryland COVID-19 Statistics for March 15
Since Friday, March 12, the state recorded 2,578 new infections — 1,101 Saturday, 860 Sunday, and 617 Monday. The state’s cumulative case count is 394,058.
On Monday, the state reported 777 patients were hospitalized across the state with the virus. COVID-19 related hospitalizations continue to drop, and they have been below 800 for six of the last seven days.
Maryland recorded 25 new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, March 12 — eight Saturday, 10 Sunday and seven Monday — bringing the death toll to 7,873.
The state reported a rolling seven-day average of 3.85% for positive COVID-19 tests Monday. This is an increase of 0.12 from Sunday’s rate of 3.73%. The rate continues below 4% for the 22nd straight day.