Montgomery County COVID-19 Morning Update – March 21st

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Based on the information found on the County’s COVID-19  dashboard as well as the commissioner’s Thursday afternoon press conference, here is quick snapshot of the spread of coronavirus across Montgomery County.

There were thirteen new positive Montgomery County COVID-19 cases reported on Friday, two of which, a 66 year-old Whitpain man and a 4 year-old New Hanover child, are hospitalized.

The thirteen new positive cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 68 countywide.

 

Of those 68 confirmed cases countywide, 35 are male, 33 are female.

The County’s total number of reported cases represent 25-percent of the 268 confirmed COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in neighboring and surrounding counties continues to trend lower:

County # of Positive Cases # of New Cases
Berks County 5 4
Bucks County 16 4
Chester County 11 1
Delaware County 23 9
Lehigh County 2 1
Philadelphia County 42 9
Lancaster County 2 0

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health

The County’s 68 cases on the county’s dashboard are spread across all ages with the youngest patient being a 1 year-old Royersford boy and the oldest patient, a 95 year-old Cheltenham man.

Countywide, the average age of residents with Coronavirus is just under 45 years-old.

With the exception of thirteen cases in County’s southeast corner, incidents of COVID-19 are predominantly found in the central and western sections of Montgomery County, with 32 cases found in municipalities along the Main Line or the 422 Corridor:

Municipality # of Total Cases # of New Cases
Lower Merion 12 3
Lower Providence 10 0
Skippack 3 0
Collegeville 2 0
Lower Gwynedd 2 0
Perkiomen 3 0
Upper Merion 3 1
Worcester 4 0
Cheltenham 5 3
Conshohocken 1 0
Douglass 1 0
East Norriton 2 0
Limerick 1 0
Lower Moreland 5 0
Lower Salford 1 0
New Hanover 2 1
Upper Providence 1 0
Lower Pottsgrove 1 0
Royersford 1 0
Springfield 2 1
Montgomery 1 0
Plymouth Township 1 0
Abington 3 3
Whitpain 1 1
68 13

Stay current on Montgomery County’s effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus here.

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