Montgomery County COVID-19: Monday – April 27th

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Based on the information found on state and county’s COVID-19 website and the Commissioner’s Sunday press release, here is a snapshot of the spread of coronavirus across Montgomery County, the Delaware Valley and Pennsylvania.

As of 10:00 AM Sunday morning, Montgomery County reported 129 new COVID-19 cases, up from the 93 new cases reported Saturday.

The 129 new cases, 71 of which were females, came from 39 municipalities and range in age from 7 to 97 years-old and fall in the following age brackets:

  • 0 to 9 – 1
  • 10 to 19 – 5
  • 20 to 29 – 8
  • 30 to 39 – 12
  • 40 to 49 – 16
  • 50 to 59 – 16
  • 60 to 69 – 12
  • 70 to 79 – 21
  • 80 to 89 -26
  • 90 to 99 – 12
  • 100 to 109 – 0

The 129 new positive cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 3,600 countywide.

Of those 3,600 confirmed cases, 1,636 are male, 1,934 are female.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 55.9 years-old with the youngest patient being a 1-month-old baby and a 110 year-old Abington man, the oldest.

Sixtyone of the county’s 62 municipalities are home to at least one individual with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis. Only one Montgomery County municipality, Bryn Athyn Borough in the county’s southeast corner, reports zero COVID-19 cases to date.

Four of the County’s 62 municipalities – Lower Merion (324), Springfield (297), Cheltenham (275), and Abington (281), account for 1,177 (32.7%) of the positive cases countywide.

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Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 281 (18)
Ambler 77 (6)
Bridgeport 13
Bryn Athyns 0
Cheltenham 275 (9)
Collegeville 9
Conshohocken 26
Douglass 21
East Greenville 5
East Norriton 69 (1)
Franconia 29
Green Lane 2
Hatfield Borough 16
Hatfield Township 99 (2)
Hatboro 14 (1)
Horsham 100 (14)
Jenkintown 23
Lansdale 64 (1)
Limerick 40
Lower Frederick 6
Lower Gwynedd 73 (11)
Lower Merion 324 (12)
Lower Moreland 68 (4)
Lower Pottsgrove 26
Lower Providence 89
Lower Salford 38
Marlborough 6
Montgomery102  102 (9)
Narberth 14
New Hanover 24
North Wales 6
Norristown 223 (10)
Pennsburg 2
Perkiomen 23
Plymouth Township 75 (4)
Pottstown 66
Rockledge 7 (1)
Red Hill 4
Royersford 11
Salford 9
Schwenksville 5
Skippack 39 (4)
Souderton 51
Springfield 297 (37)
Telford 22
Towamincin 48 (2)
Trappe 15 (1)
Upper Dublin 86 (5)
Upper Frederick 6
Upper Gwynedd 69 (21)
Upper Hanover 12
Upper Merion 85 (6)
Upper Moreland 135 (5)
Upper Pottsgrove 10
Upper Providence 122 (13)
Upper Salford 7
West Conshohocken 3
West Norriton 28
West Pottsgrove 12
Whitemarsh 101 (9)
Whitpain 69 (1)
Worcester 29
Total 3,600 (207)
Click here to view an interactive version of this map.

.Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 4.27.2020

The County continues to monitor the 75 Department of Health certified long-term care centers and approximately 550 congregant care facilities across Montgomery County for instances of COVID-19.

Of the 1,204 cases reported at these centers through Friday morning, 837 were residents and the balance, 367 cases, were of staff members of the care facility.

As of Friday, 89 of those facilities have the following number of residents or staff with COVID-19:

  • 39 facilities with 1 to 5 cases
  • 18 facilities with 6 to 10 cases
  • 8 facilities with 11 to 15 cases
  • 3 facilities with 16 to 20 cases
  • 4 facilities with 21 to 25 cases
  • 3 facilities with 26 to 30 cases
  • 2 facilities with 31 to 35 cases
  • 4 facilities with 36 to 40 cases
  • 1 facility with 41 to 45 cases
  • 2 facilities with 46 to 50 cases
  • 1 facility with 51 to 55 cases
  • 1 facility with 56 to 60 cases
  • 1 facility with 61 to 65 cases
  • 1 facility with 76 to 80 cases

Thirteen new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 76 to 95 years-old were reported in Montgomery County on Sunday.

 

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One hundred thirty six (65.7%) of Montgomery County’s 207 COVID-19 deaths are in eight municipalities; Springfield Township (37), Upper Gwynedd Township (21), Abington (18), Horsham (14), Upper Providence (13), Lower Merion (12), Lower Gwynedd (11), and Norristown (10).

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 207 is 13.3% of the 1,550 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 3,600 COVID-19 cases represent 8.7-percent of the 41,165 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Sunday when the state updated their coronavirus count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 11,152 COVID-19 positive cases and 272 deaths, neighboring and surrounding counties all report fewer positive coronavirus cases and deaths than Montgomery County’s tally:

County # of Positive Cases (Deaths)
Berks County 2,491 (88)
Bucks County 2,504 (141)
Delaware County 3,281 (141)
Lehigh County 2,601 (51)
Philadelphia County 11,152 (272)
Lancaster County 1,577 (74)
Chester County 1,177 (82)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 4.27.2020 at 5:30 AM

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

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