COVID-19

May 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers Including Montgomery County Schools

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 12 The Maryland Department of Health reported 55 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 70,353. Montgomery County recorded three new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, so the death toll climbs to 1,486 which is the highest in the state. As of Sunday, there were […]

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May 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Leaders Preparing for Pfizer Vaccine Expansion to Ages 12-15

After Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was FDA-approved for youths ages 12-15 on Monday, Montgomery County leaders are preparing to administer shots to young residents. The eligibility expansion still requires final approval from a CDC advisory committee, which is set to meet Wednesday. During a county council meeting Tuesday, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said leaders […]

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May 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: More Than 43% County Residents are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 11 The Maryland Department of Health reported 41 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 70,298. As of May 9, the county reported that 75 people were hospitalized with COVID-19. Montgomery County recorded no new coronavirus-related fatalities Tuesday, so the death toll remains […]

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May 10, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Hucker: ‘We’ve Made it Easier Than Ever to Get a Vaccine’

Montgomery County is making it easier for residents 16 years old and up to get vaccinated now that more doses are available. Council President Tom Hucker says although 42% of residents are fully vaccinated so far, there’s still more work to do. In an effort to accommodate locals, COVID-19 vaccine site hours have been extended. […]

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May 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich: Inquilinos Todavía Tienen Protección contra Desalojos

El Ejecutivo del Condado Marc Elrich enfatizó que los inquilinos del condado de Montgomery, junto con todos los inquilinos de Maryland, todavía tienen protección contra el desalojo, incluso si la decisión del tribunal federal da como resultado la cancelación de las protecciones bajo el Orden de los Centros para el Control y Prevención de las […]

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May 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

15% de los Hispanos en Montgomery han Recibido la Vacuna contra el Covid-19

Estadísticas de COVID-19 para el condado de Montgomery Desde el viernes 7 de mayo, el Departamento de Salud de Maryland ha informado 103 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery: 47 sábados, 32 domingos y 24 lunes. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es 70,257. El condado informó recientemente que 86 personas […]

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May 10, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers in Montgomery County and Maryland

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 10 Since Friday, May 7, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 103 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County — 47 Saturday, 32 Sunday and 24 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 70,257. The county most recently reported that 86 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Montgomery […]

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May 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest County, State Covid-19 Numbers

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 7 According to the Montgomery County Department of Health, 40.3% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated and 55.1% have received the first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Currently, vaccines are available to all residents ages 16 and older at county clinics.  Appointments are available online, […]

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May 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Novavax Initiates COVID-19 Vaccine Trials for Adolescents

Vaccine development company Novavax, headquartered in Gaithersburg, announced Monday that it expanded Phase 3 clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate to include adolescents. The trials will include up to 3,000 youths ages 12-17 at up to 75 sites in the U.S., the company said in a press release. “Through the expansion of our PREVENT-19 […]

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May 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Launches ‘Project Bounce Back’ to Help Youth Recover from Pandemic Effects

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a new initiative to help young Marylanders recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. “This global pandemic has been an extremely difficult time for nearly everyone. But it has been perhaps most difficult for our children,” Hogan said during a press conference Thursday. Uncertainty and isolation combined with prolonged school closures has been […]

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