Based on the information found on state and county’s COVID-19 website and the Commissioner’s Saturday afternoon press release (there was no update issued on Sunday), here is a snapshot of the spread of coronavirus across Montgomery County, the Delaware Valley and Pennsylvania.
As of 10:00 AM Saturday morning, Montgomery County reported 76 new COVID-19 cases, down from the 119 new cases reported Friday.
The 76 new cases, 42 of which were females, came from 28 municipalities and range in age from 1 to 98 years-old.
The new positive cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 4,385 countywide.
Of those 4,385 confirmed cases, 2,092 are male, 2,260 are female.
The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 55.3 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.
Thirteen of the county’s 62 municipalities – Lower Merion (371), Springfield (363), Cheltenham (348), Abington (311), Lower Providence (277), Norristown (270), Upper Moreland (153), Upper Providence (148), Horsham (123), Whitemarsh (115), Montgomeryville (108), Hatfield Township (112) and Upper Merion (102) have 100 or more cases and collectively account for 2,801 (63.9%) of the positive coronavirus cases countywide..
|Municipality||# of Total Cases (Deaths)|
|East Norriton||89 (3)|
|Hatfield Township||112 (2)|
|Lower Gwynedd||82 (11)|
|Lower Merion||371 (17)|
|Lower Moreland||79 (4)|
|Lower Providence||277 (2)|
|Lower Salford||44 (1)|
|Plymouth Township||80 (3)|
|Upper Dublin||95 (7)|
|Upper Gwynedd||78 (31)|
|Upper Merion||102 (9)|
|Upper Moreland||153 (7)|
|Upper Providence||148 (32)|
.Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.4.2020
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.
Thirteen new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 62 to 94 years-old were reported in Montgomery County on Saturday, down from the 18 deaths reported Friday.
Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.2.2020
Two hundred and forty four (79.7%) of Montgomery County’s 293 COVID-19 deaths are in 11 municipalities; Springfield Township (54), Upper Providence (32), Upper Gwynedd Township (31), Abington (24), Cheltenham (20), Lower Merion (17), Horsham (17), Norristown (17), Lower Gwynedd (11), Montgomeryville (11) and Whitemarsh (10).
The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 306 is 12.5% of the 2,44 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.
The County’s 4,385 COVID-19 cases represent 8.9-percent of the 49,267 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.
By comparison, as of noon Saturday when the state updated their coronavirus case count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 13,179 COVID-19 positive cases and 423 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||2,886 (118)|
|Bucks County||3,286 (240)|
|Delaware County||4,113 (255)|
|Lehigh County||2,924 (83)|
|Philadelphia County||13,179 (423)|
|Lancaster County||1,936 (112)|
|Chester County||1,502 (117)|
Get the latest Montgomery County’s coronavirus news every morning on MONTCO Today. Previous COVID-19 daily updates:
- Saturday (May 2nd)
- Friday (May 1st)
- Thursday (April 30th)
- Wednesday (April 29th)
- Tuesday (April 28th)
- Monday (April 27th)