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October 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

‘This Is Not Good’; Elrich, Officials Concerned About Uptick in COVID-19 Cases

There’s been an uptick in COVID-19 cases not only locally but also nationwide, according to health officials. During his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich mentioned that the increase in cases is ‘troubling.’ “This is not good if you look at the numbers,” said Elrich. Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. […]

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October 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 26, and it’s the first day for early voting in Maryland! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting: Early voting begins today and ends Nov. 2. You can vote in-person between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. To check wait times at your closest voting centers, text […]

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October 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

Here’s How to Look Up COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code in Montgomery County

Residents can look up their zip code on the Montgomery County COVID-19 Information Portal to learn the number of coronavirus cases in their community. The case count tables’ information is based on the Maryland Department of Health data and is updated daily. Did you know you can check your zip code on the Montgomery County […]

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October 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Nears Cumulative Total of 25,000 Coronavirus Cases

Maryland, Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 712 new statewide coronavirus cases since Thursday, 105 of which are in Montgomery County. Overall, 14.75% of Maryland’s new coronavirus cases are in Montgomery County. The state’s cumulative case count since the start of the pandemic is 138,691. Montgomery County’s cumulative case […]

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October 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Car-Free Streets: Montgomery Parks is expanding its open streets initiative on weekends amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sections of Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive will be closed to vehicles and open to pedestrians, bicyclists, and other park users beginning today […]

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October 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 22, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Districtwide Boundary Analysis Update: A webinar will be held at 7:00 p.m.to introduce and explore a new interactive boundary tool, which is part of the second phase of the MCPS Districtwide Boundary Analysis. Find out more details and register by […]

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October 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Continues to Closely Monitor Uptick in COVID-19 Cases

Montgomery County continues to monitor the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases. According to health officials, there’s been an increase in cases locally and nationwide. “There are some smaller increases in our positivity rates, but more worrying increases in our cases per 100,000,” said County Executive Marc Elrich during his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday. […]

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October 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich Gives Update on COVID-19 Transmission Data, Testing Efforts

According to county contact tracing data, indoor, outdoor, and family gatherings continue to have high levels of COVID-19 transmission. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich says COVID-19 testing is important in getting a handle on the virus’s transmission. Although the testing numbers continue to be strong, Elrich says the more people who do it, the better. “Our […]

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October 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Officials Say County is in Better Position If COVID-19 Cases Spike This Fall

As we enter the fall and winter months, local officials say the county is more prepared if COVID-19 cases happen to spike- compared to when the virus first impacted this area in the spring. “I feel confident that we will be in a better position now to respond to a spike or an increase in […]

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September 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Larger Religious Gatherings Now Allowed Under Updated Phase 2 Guidelines

Larger religious gatherings will be allowed in Montgomery County under new guidelines amid the COVID-19 health crisis. County Executive Marc Elrich, after consultation with County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles, issued an updated executive order that clarifies Phase 2 guideline modifications. Amended Executive Order 114-20 was unanimously approved by the County Council on Tuesday and […]

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