Montgomery County COVID-19 Afternoon Update – March 20th

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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 Montgomery County cases reported on Thursday, only one of which, a 77 year-old Cheltenham man, is hospitalized.

The thirteen new cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 55 countywide.

Of those 55 confirmed cases, 27 are male, 28 are female.

The County’s total number of reported cases represent 22-percent of the 268 confirmed COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania. The County’s share of statewide cases will inch higher when the Montgomery County dashboard is updated prior to the commissioner’s 3:00 PM press conference.

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 55 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 77 year-old Worcester man.

Countywide, the average age of residents with Coronavirus is just under 47 years-old.

With the exception of four case in Lower Moreland in the County’s southeast corner and a case in Montgomeryville, incidents of COVID-19 are predominantly found in the central and western sections of Montgomery County, with 28 cases found in municipalities along the Main Line or the 422 Corridor:

Municipality # of Total Cases # of New Cases
Lower Merion 9 1
Lower Providence 10 3
Skippack 3 0
Collegeville 2 0
Lower Gwynedd 2 0
Perkiomen 3 0
Upper Merion 2 0
Worcester 4 2
Cheltenham 3 2
Conshohocken 1 0
Douglass 1 0
East Norriton 2 1
Limerick 1 0
Lower Moreland 4 3
Lower Salford 1 0
New Hanover 1 0
Upper Providence 1 0
Lower Pottsgrove 1 0
Royersford 1 0
Springfield 1 0
Montgomery 1 0
Plymouth Twp. 1 1
55 13

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

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