Montgomery COVID-19 Deaths at 700, State Hospitalizations Continue to Increase

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,803 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 66 from the 14,737 cases reported Tuesday.

Since the first case in March, 700 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of one death since Tuesday.

More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any other jurisdiction in the state. Prince George’s has lost 662 residents, the second-highest number in the state.

The positivity rate of 6.06% reported Wednesday is the second-highest in the state, behind Prince George’s at 6.79%. For the 12th straight day, the rate has remained below 7%.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics

As of Wednesday morning, there have been 67,918 confirmed cases throughout the state. That is an increase of 359 in the last 24 hours. COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 3,077 Marylanders, 15 since Tuesday.

Currently, 461 Marylanders are hospitalized with COVID-19, an increase of nine since Tuesday. Of those patients, 154 are in intensive care, two more than Tuesday. While hospitalizations have remained below 500 for six days, the number of hospitalizations have increased daily since Monday, June 29.

The state department of health reported a testing positivity rate of 4.72% Wednesday. This is the sixth day the rate remained below 5%.

Statewide, a total of 19,463 cases and 1,246 deaths involve the state’s African American community.

Maryland reports the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths that have occurred in senior living facilities weekly on Wednesday mornings. The cumulative number of cases increased by 196 since June 24, deaths by 40.

Cumulative COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Maryland Nursing Homes, Group Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

Date of Report Cases Deaths
July 1, 2020 12,658 1,920
June 24, 2020 12,462 1,880
June 17, 2020 12,168 1,830


Here are the statewide statistics as of Wednesday, July 1. The first column is for the number of cases. The next column is the number of deaths, which is in parentheses. The second number in that column is the number of probable deaths.


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