The Maryland Department of Health reported 94 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The cumulative case count is now 24,560.
There was one COVID-19 related fatality reported Tuesday, bringing the pandemic death toll in the county to 821. This is the first death reported since Oct. 15. Prince George’s County leads the state in fatalities with 822 – one more than Montgomery County – but has over 7,000 more coronavirus cases in total since March. Montgomery County has 40 probable COVID-19 deaths that have not been laboratory confirmed, while P.G. County has 24.
Here's a look at Montgomery County's coronavirus data dashboard for Tuesday, Oct. 20: pic.twitter.com/q9zHxEKlaV
— MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) October 20, 2020
Tuesday the state recorded 590 new infections since Monday, bringing its total to 136,744. Nine new deaths were reported Tuesday, making the pandemic death toll in Maryland 3,904.
In October, there have been nine days when the daily new case count and daily three-day average both exceeded 100 in Montgomery County.
The state reported a rolling seven-day average of 3.2% for positive COVID-19 tests Tuesday.
The statewide positivity rate is now 3.2%
— Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) October 20, 2020