Montgomery County COVID-19 Afternoon Update – March 19th

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

There were eight new cases reported on Wednesday, 3 of which, including a 1 year-old child, are hospitalized. The eight new cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 42 countywide.

Of the County’s 42 confirmed cases, 20 are male, 22 are female.

The County’s total number of reported cases represent 23-percent of the 185 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide.

By comparison, as of noon Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases in neighboring counties is significantly lower:

County # of  Cases # of New Cases
Berks County 1 0
Bucks County 12 3
Chester County 10 4
Delaware County 14 0
Lehigh County 1 0
Philadelphia County 33 16

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health

The County’s 42 cases are spread across all ages with the youngest patient being a 1 year-old Royersford boy and the oldest patient, a 72 year-old Upper Providence woman.

Countywide, the average age of residents with Coronavirus is just under 44 years-old.

With the exception of a single case in Lower Moreland in the County’s southeast corner, incidents of COVID-19 are predominantly found in the central and western sections of Montgomery County, with the majority of cases found along the Main Line and the 422 Corridor:

Municipality # of Total Cases # of New Cases
Lower Merion 8 2
Lower Providence 7 1
Skippack 3 0
Collegeville 2 0
Lower Gwynedd 2 0
Perkiomen 3 1
Upper Merion 2 0
Worcester 2 0
Cheltenham 1 0
Conshohocken 1 0
Douglass 1 0
East Norriton 1 0
Limerick 1 0
Lower Moreland 1 0
Lower Salford 1 0
New Hanover 1 0
Upper Providence 1 0
Lower Pottsgrove 1 1
Royersford 1 1
Springfield 1 1
Montgomery 1 1
42 8

Stay current on Montgomery County’s effort to battle the coronavirus here.

 

 

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