Montgomery County COVID-19 Update: Wednesday – April 29th

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Based on the information found on state and county’s COVID-19 website and the Commissioner’s Tuesday 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 Tuesday morning, Montgomery County reported 182 new COVID-19 cases, up from the 84 new cases reported Monday.

For the first time, the daily new case count includes 119 inmates and 11 members of the county correctional facility reporting positive COVID-19 cases.

The 182 new cases, 153 of which were males, came from 27 municipalities and range in age from 19 to 99 years-old and fall in the following age brackets:

  • 0 to 9 – 0
  • 10 to 19 – 1
  • 20 to 29 – 53
  • 30 to 39 – 48
  • 40 to 49 – 22
  • 50 to 59 – 30
  • 60 to 69 – 13
  • 70 to 79 – 6
  • 80 to 89 – 7
  • 90 to 99 – 2
  • 100 to 109 – 0

The 182 new positive cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 3,865 countywide.

Of those 3,865 confirmed cases, 1,824 are male, 2,006 are female.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 55.1 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.

Twelve of the County’s 62 municipalities – Lower Merion (338), Springfield (314), Cheltenham (296), Abington (281), Norristown (220), Lower Providence (213), Upper Moreland (139), Upper Providence (132), Whitemarsh (104), Horsham (104), Montgomeryville (103), and Hatfield Township (100) account for 2,344 (60.6%) of the positive cases countywide.

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Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 281 (21)
Ambler 77 (6)
Bridgeport 13
Bryn Athyns 0
Cheltenham 296 (12)
Collegeville 9
Conshohocken 27
Douglass 21
East Greenville 6
East Norriton 74 (3)
Franconia 29
Green Lane 2
Hatfield Borough 18
Hatfield Township 100 (2)
Hatboro 15 (1)
Horsham 104 (13)
Jenkintown 23
Lansdale 66 (1)
Limerick 41
Lower Frederick 6
Lower Gwynedd 76 (11)
Lower Merion 338 (13)
Lower Moreland 72 (4)
Lower Pottsgrove 27
Lower Providence 213
Lower Salford 41
Marlborough 6
Montgomeryville 103 (10)
Narberth 15
New Hanover 25
North Wales 8
Norristown 220 (10)
Pennsburg 2
Perkiomen 24
Plymouth Township 76 (4)
Pottstown 67
Rockledge 8 (1)
Red Hill 4
Royersford 14
Salford 9
Schwenksville 5
Skippack 39 (4)
Souderton 51
Springfield 314 (39)
Telford 22
Towamincin 50 (3)
Trappe 15 (1)
Upper Dublin 86 (6)
Upper Frederick 6
Upper Gwynedd 71 (23)
Upper Hanover 13
Upper Merion 92 (6)
Upper Moreland 139 (5)
Upper Pottsgrove 10
Upper Providence 132 (24)
Upper Salford 7
West Conshohocken 3
West Norriton 31
West Pottsgrove 13
Whitemarsh 104 (9)
Whitpain 70 (1)
Worcester 31
Total 3,865 (233)

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.Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 4.29.2020

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 1,464 cases reported at 90 of these centers through Tuesday morning, 1,037 were residents and the balance, 427 cases, were of staff members of the care facility.

Thirteen new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 65 to 98 years-old were reported in Montgomery County on Tuesday.

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One hundred seventy six (75.5%) of Montgomery County’s 233 COVID-19 deaths are in ten municipalities; Springfield Township (39), Upper Providence (24), Upper Gwynedd Township (23), Abington (21), Horsham (13), Lower Merion (13), Cheltenham (12), Lower Gwynedd (11), Montgomeryville (10), and Norristown (10).

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 233 is 13.6% of the 1,716 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 3,3865 COVID-19 cases represent 8.9-percent of the 43,264 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Tuesday when the state updated their coronavirus count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 11,604 COVID-19 positive cases and 276 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 2,605 (91)
Bucks County 2,643 (164)
Delaware County 3,463 (161)
Lehigh County 2,685 (64)
Philadelphia County 11,604 (276)
Lancaster County 1,678 (78)
Chester County 1,256 (85)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 4.29.2020 at 5:30 AM

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