The Latest County, State COVID-19 Numbers

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 20

Montgomery County health officials reported Thursday that 48.6% 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, 60.0% of the county residents have received their first dose of one of the two-dose vaccines. These figures only include vaccine doses that have been administered in Maryland.

The Maryland Department of Health reported 30 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. The county’s cumulative case count currently is 70,615.

Montgomery County recorded one new coronavirus-related fatality Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,492, the highest in the state.

Wednesday, the county has a rate of 1.25% positive COVID-19 tests, which is a decrease of 0.04 from Tuesday’s rate of 1.29%. The county’s positivity rate is lower than 23 of the state’s 24 jurisdictions.

With 1,492 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 84,608 cases and 1,459 fatalities. Baltimore County has the third-highest number of cases (65,141) and the second most fatalities (1,480) in the state.

Somerset County located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has the most cases per capita cases in the state with 100.8 cases per 1,000 residents. Allegany County in the western region of the state has the second-highest cases per capita at 98.8 cases per 1,000 residents.

Maryland COVID-19 Statistics for May 20

Governor Hogan will make a COVID-19 announcement today at 2:30 p.m.

The Maryland Department of Health reported Thursday that 44.3% of Marylanders are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Of those vaccinated, 40.6% received two doses of either the Pizer or Moderna vaccines and 3.7% received the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine.

Thursday the state recorded 319 new infections bringing the state’s cumulative case count to 457,084.

There are 555 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 across the state as of Thursday morning.

Thursday the state recorded two newly reported deaths, bringing the state death toll to 8,768.

The state reported that 2.06% of tests from Wednesday were positive for COVID-19. This is a decrease of 0.13 from Tuesday’s rate of 2.19%.

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