Montgomery County COVID-19: Tuesday – April 28th

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

As of 10:00 AM Monday morning, Montgomery County reported 84 new COVID-19 cases, down from the 129 new cases reported Sunday.

The 84 new cases, 44 of which were males, came from 27 municipalities and range in age from 20 to 99 years-old and fall in the following age brackets:

  • 0 to 9 – 0
  • 10 to 19 – 0
  • 20 to 29 – 9
  • 30 to 39 – 6
  • 40 to 49 – 6
  • 50 to 59 – 17
  • 60 to 69 – 16
  • 70 to 79 – 11
  • 80 to 89 -14
  • 90 to 99 – 5
  • 100 to 109 – 0

The 84 new positive cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 3,683 countywide.

Of those 3,683 confirmed cases, 1,676 are male, 1,977 are female.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 56.1 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.

Ten of the County’s 62 municipalities – Lower Merion (331), Springfield (304), Cheltenham (294), Abington (281), Norristown (218), Upper Moreland (137), Upper Providence (132), Whitemarsh (104), Montgomeryville (103) and Horsham (101) account for 2,005 (54.4%) of the positive cases countywide.

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Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 281 (19)
Ambler 77 (6)
Bridgeport 13
Bryn Athyns 0
Cheltenham 294 (9)
Collegeville 9
Conshohocken 26
Douglass 21
East Greenville 6
East Norriton 70 (1)
Franconia 29
Green Lane 2
Hatfield Borough 17
Hatfield Township 99 (2)
Hatboro 14 (1)
Horsham 100 (14)
Jenkintown 23
Lansdale 64 (1)
Limerick 40
Lower Frederick 6
Lower Gwynedd 76 (11)
Lower Merion 331 (13)
Lower Moreland 71 (4)
Lower Pottsgrove 26
Lower Providence 90
Lower Salford 39
Marlborough 6
Montgomeryville 103 (10)
Narberth 15
New Hanover 24
North Wales 7
Norristown 218 (10)
Pennsburg 2
Perkiomen 23
Plymouth Township 76 (4)
Pottstown 66
Rockledge 8 (1)
Red Hill 4
Royersford 13
Salford 9
Schwenksville 5
Skippack 39 (4)
Souderton 51
Springfield 304 (37)
Telford 22
Towamincin 49 (2)
Trappe 15 (1)
Upper Dublin 86 (5)
Upper Frederick 6
Upper Gwynedd 69 (21)
Upper Hanover 12
Upper Merion 90 (6)
Upper Moreland 137 (5)
Upper Pottsgrove 10
Upper Providence 132 (24)
Upper Salford 7
West Conshohocken 3
West Norriton 29
West Pottsgrove 13
Whitemarsh 104 (9)
Whitpain 70 (1)
Worcester 31
Total 3,683 (220)
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.Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 4.28.2020

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 1,403 cases reported at 89 of these centers through Monday morning, 1,113 were residents and the balance, 390 cases, were of staff members of the care facility.

Fourteen new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 48 to 94 years-old were reported in Montgomery County on Monday.

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One hundred forty eight (67.3%) of Montgomery County’s 220 COVID-19 deaths are in eight municipalities; Springfield Township (37), Upper Providence (24), Upper Gwynedd Township (21), Abington (19), Horsham (13), Lower Merion (13), Lower Gwynedd (11), and Norristown (10).

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 220 is 13.8% of the 1,597 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 3,683 COVID-19 cases represent 8.6-percent of the 42,050 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Monday when the state updated their coronavirus count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 11,361 COVID-19 positive cases and 274 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 2,526 (89)
Bucks County 2,585 (148)
Delaware County 3,361 (142)
Lehigh County 2,636 (56)
Philadelphia County 11,361 (274)
Lancaster County 1,633 (75)
Chester County 1,214 (81)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 4.28.2020 at 5:30 AM

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

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