Montgomery County May 12th COVID-19 Update

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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.

At the beginning of Monday’s press conference, Commissioner Ken Lawrence announced he had tested positive to COVID-19, is asymptomatic, and isolating at home for 2 weeks. Lawrence was tested at a community testing event in Pottstown on May 9th.

Montgomery County reported 101 new COVID-19 positive cases over the weekend.

Read the May 11th Montgomery County COVID-19 update here.

The 101 new cases, 59 of which were females, came from 26 municipalities.

Sixty-one 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.

The new positive cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 5,110 countywide, 2,665 of which are females, 2,411 are males.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 55.6 years-old with the youngest patient being a 1-month-old baby and a 110-year-old Abington man, the oldest.

Seventeen of the county’s 62 municipalities – Lower Merion (425), Springfield (408), Cheltenham (399), Norristown (387), Abington (358), Lower Providence (306), Upper Moreland (166), Upper Providence (166), Horsham (129), Whitemarsh (127), Hatfield Township (120), Upper Merion (117), Montgomeryville (117), Lower Gwynedd (114), Lansdale (113), East Norriton (107), and Upper Dublin (104)  have 100 or more cases and collectively account for 71.7% of the positive coronavirus cases countywide..

Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 358 (32)
Ambler 91 (9)
Bridgeport 21 (1)
Bryn Athyns 0
Cheltenham 399 (27)
Collegeville 11
Conshohocken 31
Douglass 25 (1)
East Greenville 11
East Norriton 107 (3)
Franconia 59 (7)
Green Lane 3
Hatfield Borough 19
Hatfield Township 120 (2)
Hatboro 19 (1)
Horsham 129 (16)
Jenkintown 25
Lansdale 113 (7)
Limerick 54
Lower Frederick 11
Lower Gwynedd 114 (14)
Lower Merion 425 (45)
Lower Moreland 87 (6)
Lower Pottsgrove 36
Lower Providence 306 (4)
Lower Salford 54 (1)
Marlborough 6
Montgomeryville 115 (13)
Narberth 16
New Hanover 27
North Wales 11
Norristown 387 (24)
Pennsburg 3
Perkiomen 28
Plymouth Township 84 (4)
Pottstown 89 (1)
Rockledge 11 (1)
Red Hill 4
Royersford 17
Salford 10
Schwenksville 8
Skippack 48 (5)
Souderton 61
Springfield 408 (67)
Telford 25
Towamincin 88 (7)
Trappe 15 (1)
Upper Dublin 104 (9)
Upper Frederick 5
Upper Gwynedd 88 (31)
Upper Hanover 15
Upper Merion 117 (10)
Upper Moreland 166 (12)
Upper Pottsgrove 14
Upper Providence 166 (39)
Upper Salford 6
West Conshohocken 8
West Norriton 62
West Pottsgrove 13
Whitemarsh 127 (13)
Whitpain 90 (3)
Worcester 33 (1)
Total 5,110 (417)

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.12.2020

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 101 new COVID-19 cases reported by the county Monday afternoon, 18 were residents or staff members of a long-term care facility. The 18 new cases bring the total number of long-term care facility cases to 2,071, 1,409 of which are residents and the balance, 562, are individuals who work at a LTC facility in the county.

Three new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 79- to 88-years-old were reported in Montgomery County Monday.

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.12.2020

Three hundred and forty-three (82.2%) of Montgomery County’s 417 COVID-19 deaths were of individuals residing in 13 municipalities; Springfield Township (67), Lower Merion (45), Upper Providence (39), Abington (32), Upper Gwynedd Township (31), Cheltenham (27), Norristown (24), Horsham (16), Lower Gwynedd (14), Montgomeryville (13), Whitemarsh (13) Upper Moreland (12), and Upper Merion (10).

Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.12.2020

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 47 is 11.2% of the 3,731 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 5,110 COVID-19 cases represent 8.9-percent of the 57,154 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 15,008 COVID-19 positive cases and 857 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 3,417 (171)
Bucks County 4,028 (349)
Delaware County 5046 (399)
Lehigh County 3,259 (121)
Philadelphia County 15,008 (857)
Lancaster County 2,256 (168)
Chester County 1,884 (187)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 5.12.2020

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