Montgomery County May 18th COVID-19 Update

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

On Saturday, Montgomery County reported 149 new COVID-19 positive cases ranging in age from 2- to 100-years-old.

Read the May 16th Montgomery County COVID-19 update here.

The 149 new cases, 91 of which were females, came from 36 municipalities.

Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.16.2020

The new positive cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 5,790 countywide, 3,058 of which are females, 2,694 are males.

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.

Nineteen of the county’s 62 municipalities (30.6%) – Norristown (499), Lower Merion (481), Springfield (459), Cheltenham (453), Abington (382), Lower Providence (319), Upper Moreland (198), Montgomeryville (186), Upper Providence (171), Lansdale (148), Upper Dublin (142), Upper Merion (130), Horsham (130), Whitemarsh (129), Hatfield Township (122), East Norriton (126), Lower Gwynedd (125), Whitpain (102) and Pottstown (100) have 100 or more cases and collectively account for 78% of the positive coronavirus cases countywide..

Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 382 (36)
Ambler 93 (11)
Bridgeport 27 (1)
Bryn Athyns 2
Cheltenham 453 (29)
Collegeville 12
Conshohocken 32
Douglass 27 (1)
East Greenville 11
East Norriton 126 (5)
Franconia 68 (7)
Green Lane 3
Hatfield Borough 20
Hatfield Township 122 (2)
Hatboro 20 (1)
Horsham 130 (18)
Jenkintown 27
Lansdale 148 (9)
Limerick 60
Lower Frederick 12
Lower Gwynedd 125 (19)
Lower Merion 481 (50)
Lower Moreland 96 (6)
Lower Pottsgrove 37
Lower Providence 324 (4)
Lower Salford 56 (1)
Marlborough 7
Montgomeryville 186 (24)
Narberth 16
New Hanover 28
North Wales 11
Norristown 499 (28)
Pennsburg 3
Perkiomen 33
Plymouth Township 92 (5)
Pottstown 100 (2)
Rockledge 14 (1)
Red Hill 5
Royersford 19
Salford 10
Schwenksville 8
Skippack 52 (5)
Souderton 66
Springfield 459 (71)
Telford 26
Towamencin 92 (10)
Trappe 17 (1)
Upper Dublin 142 (11)
Upper Frederick 5
Upper Gwynedd 95 (30)
Upper Hanover 15
Upper Merion 130 (10)
Upper Moreland 198 (12)
Upper Pottsgrove 16 (1)
Upper Providence 171 (43)
Upper Salford 6
West Conshohocken 8
West Norriton 80 (1)
West Pottsgrove 15
Whitemarsh 129 (13)
Whitpain 102 (4)
Worcester 35 (1)
Total 5,790 (474)

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.18.2020

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 149 new COVID-19 cases reported by the county Saturday afternoon, 49 were residents of one of the 94 long-term care facilities in the county reporting at least one CIVID-19 case.

Eight new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 81- to 100-years-old were reported in Montgomery County Saturday. The new deaths bring the total COVID-19 death toll countywide to 474 individuals.

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.18.2020

Four hundred and fifteen (88.9%) of Montgomery County’s 474 COVID-19 deaths were of individuals residing in 25.8-percent (16) municipalities; Springfield Township (71), Lower Merion (50), Upper Providence (43), Abington (36), Upper Gwynedd (30), Cheltenham (29), Norristown (28), Montgomeryville (24), Horsham (18), Lower Gwynedd (19), Whitemarsh (13), Upper Moreland (12), Upper Dublin (11), Ambler (11), Towamencin (10) and Upper Merion (10).

Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.18.2020

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 474 is 10.7% of the 4,418 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 5,790 COVID-19 cases represent 9.3-percent of the 62,234 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Sunday when the state updated their coronavirus case count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 16,140 COVID-19 positive cases and 1,022 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 3,677 (208)
Bucks County 4,439 (422)
Delaware County 5,619 (478)
Lehigh County 3,470 (139)
Philadelphia County 16,140 (1,022)
Lancaster County 2,508 (187)
Chester County 2,118 (220)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 5.18.2020

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