The Latest County and State COVID-19 Numbers

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 8

Montgomery County health officials reported Thursday that 21.5% of the county residents are fully vaccinated which means they have either received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine. Also, 37.9% of the county residents have received their first dose of one of the two-dose vaccines.

The Maryland Department of Health reported 108 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. This brings the county’s cumulative case count to 67,613.

Montgomery County recorded two new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday. The death toll is 1,440, the highest in the state.

As of April 6, there are 112 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Montgomery County. This number has increased daily since Friday, April 2.

The county has a rolling seven-day average of 3.04% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a decrease of 0.07 from Wednesday’s rate of 3.11%. The county’s positivity rate is lower than the rate in 22 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions.

Gov. Larry Hogan, County Executive Marc Elrich and other officials toured the new mass vaccination site in Germantown Wednesday. The site, located on the Montgomery College Germantown Campus, opened on March 31 as a county-run vaccination site and transitioned to a state-run site Thursday

With 1,440 COVID-19 related fatalities, Montgomery County leads the state in fatalities but not in total cases. Prince George’s County has the most coronavirus cases in the state with 79,453 cases and 1,369 fatalities.

Somerset County located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has the most cases per capita cases in the state with 97.1 cases per 1,000 residents. Allegany County in the western region of the state has the second-highest cases per capita at 93.6 cases per 1,000 residents.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics for April 8

The Maryland Department of Health reported Thursday that 20.3% of Marylanders are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Of those vaccinated, 18.3% received two doses of either the Pizer or Moderna vaccines and 2% received the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine.

Thursday the state recorded 1,297 new infections bringing the state’s cumulative case count to 421,823.

There are 1,216 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 across the state as of Thursday morning. Hospitalizations have been increasing since March 12.

Thursday the state recorded 21 newly reported deaths, bringing the state death toll to 8,224.

The state reported a rolling seven-day average of 5.56% for positive COVID-19 tests Thursday. This is a decrease of 0.15 from Wednesday’s rate of 5.71%.

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