Coronavirus

January 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Entra en la Fase 1B de Vacunación para Personas Mayores de 75 Años

Los funcionarios del condado de Montgomery están vacunando a los residentes y empleados de atención médica de primera línea que trabajan en el condado, tanto como sea posible, pero podrían vacunar a más personas contra el COVID-19 si tuvieran dosis adicionales, dijeron los funcionarios el 25 de enero durante una conferencia de prensa. Please join […]

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January 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Clarksburg Tavern Cited for Violating County Coronavirus Orders

Clarksburg Tavern, which was the scene of a recent “USA Themed Party” sponsored by Robin Ficker, was issued four citations on Jan. 22 for violating the County Executive’s order that deals with coronavirus. The violations concern a Jan. 5 party, for which the county received “multiple complaints,” according to Mary Anderson, public information officer with […]

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January 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Enters Vaccination Phase 1B Monday for Those 75 and Older

Montgomery County officials are vaccinating residents and front line health care employees who work in the county as much as possible but could vaccinate more people against COVID-19 if they had additional doses, they said Jan. 25 during a news briefing. On Monday, the county entered Phase 1B, which includes people who are at least […]

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January 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 400 New COVID-19 Cases Monday, 15 Deaths Since Friday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Since Friday, Jan.22, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 1,178 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County — 377 Saturday, 401 Sunday and 400 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 57,129. Montgomery County recorded 15 new coronavirus-related fatalities since Friday, Jan. 22 — five Saturday, six Sunday and four […]

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January 22, 2021 | Staff Writer

Del. Ariana Kelly Answers COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration is ongoing throughout the state and in Montgomery County. In a community message to Montgomery County residents, Del. Ariana Kelly (District 16) gives in-depth answers to vaccination questions that residents may have and offers comprehensive guidance about how to stay updated as the process continues. “Hopefully, in this email, you […]

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January 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Gayles Stresses Importance of Residents Waiting Their Turn for Vaccinations

County health officials say some residents have tried to get the COVID-19 vaccine before it’s their turn. Currently, Montgomery County is in the process of moving into Phase 1B of the vaccination process. “We are hopeful that we will be able to move forward and begin offering vaccines to those over the age of 75 […]

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January 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Concerned About State’s ‘Abrupt’ Change in Reopening Guidance

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) said it is deeply worried about Gov. Larry Hogan’s “abrupt” announcement urging all Maryland school districts to offer some form of in-person instruction by March 1. “While we appreciate the commitment to provide additional resources to assist local districts with reopening efforts, we are deeply concerned by the abrupt change […]

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January 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports 57 New COVID-19 Deaths: 8 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 22 The Maryland Department of Health reported 420 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Friday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 55,951. Montgomery County recorded eight new coronavirus-related fatalities Friday, bringing the death toll to 1,220. The county reports 258 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Jan. 21. […]

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January 21, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County: 99.6% of Vaccine First Doses Received Have Been Administered

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has received a total of 27,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far. Local health officials say 99.6 % of that total have been administered as of Jan. 21. During his weekly COVID-19 virtual media briefing on Thursday, County Executive Marc Elrich stressed ongoing issues […]

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January 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 328 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 Deaths Thursday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 21, 2021 The Maryland Department of Health reported 328 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning bringing the county’s cumulative case count is 55,531. Montgomery County recorded 11 new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,212. The county reported Jan. 19 that 279 patients were hospitalized with […]

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