Montgomery County COVID-19 Update: Saturday – May 2nd

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Based on the information found on state and county’s COVID-19 website and the Commissioner’s Friday 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 Friday morning, Montgomery County reported 119 new COVID-19 cases, down from the 159 new cases reported Thursday.

Read yesterday’s Montgomery County COVID-19 update here.

The 159 new cases, 61 of which were males, came from 31 municipalities and range in age from 11 to 104 years-old.

The new positive cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 4,310 countywide.

Of those 4,310 confirmed cases, 2,058 are male, 2,220 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 (366), Springfield (362), Cheltenham (335), Abington (309), Lower Providence (276), Norristown (264), Upper Moreland (151), Upper Providence (145), Horsham (123), Whitemarsh (111), Montgomeryville (108), Hatfield Township (106) and Upper Merion (100) have 100 or more cases and collectively account for 2,756 (63.9%) of the positive coronavirus cases countywide.

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Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 309 (24)
Ambler 76 (6)
Bridgeport 14
Bryn Athyns 0
Cheltenham 335 (19)
Collegeville 10
Conshohocken 28
Douglass 23
East Greenville 8
East Norriton 88 (3)
Franconia 31
Green Lane 2
Hatfield Borough 19
Hatfield Township 106 (2)
Hatboro 17 (1)
Horsham 123 (15)
Jenkintown 25
Lansdale 85 (4)
Limerick 45
Lower Frederick 7
Lower Gwynedd 80 (11)
Lower Merion 366 (16)
Lower Moreland 79 (4)
Lower Pottsgrove 31
Lower Providence 276 (1)
Lower Salford 45
Marlborough 6
Montgomeryville 108 (11)
Narberth 15
New Hanover 25
North Wales 9
Norristown 264 (13)
Pennsburg 2
Perkiomen 25
Plymouth Township 80 (3)
Pottstown 70
Rockledge 9 (1)
Red Hill 4
Royersford 17
Salford 10
Schwenksville 7
Skippack 41 (4)
Souderton 55
Springfield 362 (54)
Telford 24
Towamincin 53 (3)
Trappe 15 (1)
Upper Dublin 94 (7)
Upper Frederick 6
Upper Gwynedd 78 (31)
Upper Hanover 13
Upper Merion 100 (9)
Upper Moreland 151 (7)
Upper Pottsgrove 12
Upper Providence 145 (31)
Upper Salford 6
West Conshohocken 4
West Norriton 41
West Pottsgrove 13
Whitemarsh 111 (10)
Whitpain 71 (1)
Worcester 31
Total 4,310 (293)

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.Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.1.2020

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 1,572 cases reported at 90 of these centers through Friday morning, 1,114 were residents and the balance, 458 cases, were of staff members of the long-term care facility.

Eighteen new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 66 to 102 years-old were reported in Montgomery County on Friday, down from th 31 deaths reported Thursday.

 

Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.2.2020

Two hundred and thirty five (80.2%) of Montgomery County’s 293 COVID-19 deaths are in 11 municipalities; Springfield Township (54), Upper Providence (31), Upper Gwynedd Township (31), Abington (24), Cheltenham (19), Lower Merion (16), Horsham (15), Norristown (13), Lower Gwynedd (11), Montgomeryville (11) and Whitemarsh (10).

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 293 is 12.4% of the 2,354 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 4,310 COVID-19 cases represent 9.2-percent of the 46,971 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Friday when the state updated their coronavirus case count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 12,544 COVID-19 positive cases and 424 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 2,748 (117)
Bucks County 3,055 (225)
Delaware County 3,848 (240)
Lehigh County 2,850 (780)
Philadelphia County 12,544 (424)
Lancaster County 1,820 (106)
Chester County 1,432 (111)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 5.2.2020

Get the latest Montgomery County’s coronavirus news every morning on MONTCO Today. Previous COVID-19 daily updates:

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