Montgomery County COVID-19 Update: Tuesday – May 5th

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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.

Since the county’s last update Saturday afternoon, Montgomery County reported 185 new COVID-19 case.

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

The 185 new cases, 110 of which were females, came from 35 municipalities and range in age from 6 to 99 years-old.

The new positive cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 4,570 countywide.

Of those 4,570 confirmed cases, 2,167 are males, 2,369 are females.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 55.4 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 (377), Springfield (366), Cheltenham (355), Abington (328), Norristown (294), Lower Providence (289), Upper Moreland (157), Upper Providence (155), Horsham (125), Whitemarsh (115), Montgomeryville (109), Hatfield Township (115) and Upper Merion (108) have 100 or more cases and collectively account for 2,893 (63.3%) of the positive coronavirus cases countywide..

Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 328 (26)
Ambler 83 (6)
Bridgeport 16
Bryn Athyns 0
Cheltenham 355 (21)
Collegeville 10
Conshohocken 29
Douglass 24
East Greenville 8
East Norriton 90 (3)
Franconia 55 (3)
Green Lane 3
Hatfield Borough 19
Hatfield Township 112 (2)
Hatboro 19
Horsham 125 (15)
Jenkintown 25
Lansdale 95 (4)
Limerick 48
Lower Frederick 8
Lower Gwynedd 98 (11)
Lower Merion 377 (18)
Lower Moreland 80 (4)
Lower Pottsgrove 33
Lower Providence 289 (3)
Lower Salford 46 (1)
Marlborough 6
Montgomeryville 109 (11)
Narberth 15
New Hanover 27
North Wales 10
Norristown 294 (17)
Pennsburg 2
Perkiomen 26
Plymouth Township 84 (3)
Pottstown 74
Rockledge 10 (1)
Red Hill 4
Royersford 17
Salford 10
Schwenksville 7
Skippack 43 (4)
Souderton 55
Springfield 366 (54)
Telford 24
Towamincin 57 (5)
Trappe 15 (1)
Upper Dublin 98 (8)
Upper Frederick 6
Upper Gwynedd 81 (31)
Upper Hanover 15
Upper Merion 108 (9)
Upper Moreland 157 (7)
Upper Pottsgrove 12
Upper Providence 155 (32)
Upper Salford 6
West Conshohocken 4
West Norriton 51
West Pottsgrove 13
Whitemarsh 115 (10)
Whitpain 80 (2)
Worcester 31
Total 4,570 (314)

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.Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.5.2020

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 185 new COVID-19 cases reported by the county Monday afternoon, 64 were residents or staff members of a long-term care facility.

Eight new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 52 to 94 years-old were reported in Montgomery County on Monday.

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.5.2020

Two hundred and forty six (78.3%) of Montgomery County’s 314 COVID-19 deaths were of individuals residing in 11 municipalities; Springfield Township (54), Upper Providence (32), Upper Gwynedd Township (31), Abington (26), Cheltenham (21), Lower Merion (18), Norristown (17), Horsham (15), Lower Gwynedd (11), Montgomeryville (11) and Whitemarsh (10).

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 314 is 12.8% of the 2,458 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 4,570 COVID-19 cases represent 9.1-percent of the 50,092 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Monday when the state updated their coronavirus case count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 13,316 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 2,948 (118)
Bucks County 3,356 (240)
Delaware County 4,198 (258)
Lehigh County 2,963 (83)
Philadelphia County 13,316 (424)
Lancaster County 1,991 (113)
Chester County 1,560 (118)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 5.5.2020

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

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