Seven-Day COVID-19 Positivity Averages: 2.6% Statewide, 2.22% in Montgomery County

Seven-Day Positivity Average Continues Downward Trend for the Seventh Day

The Maryland Department of Health reported 69 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,002 since the start of the pandemic.

With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.22% for positive COVID-19 tests, setting a pandemic low average and continuing a downward trend since Sept. 15

Since Tuesday, no new deaths were added to the county’s coronavirus related death toll, which remains at 801. Montgomery County continues to lead the state in deaths. Prince George’s County leads the state in cases with 28,784 and has a death toll of 798.


The state recorded 385 new infections Wednesday, bringing its total to 121,297. Eight new deaths were reported Wednesday, making the pandemic death toll 3,756.

The rolling seven-day average for positive COVID-19 testes continues a downward trend that began Sept. 15. Wednesday the state reported a rate of 2.6% which is the lowest rate since the start of the pandemic.

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