Montgomery County May 13th COVID-19 Update

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

On Tuesday, Montgomery County reported 164 new COVID-19 positive cases ranging in age from 16- to 104-years-old.

Read the May 12th Montgomery County COVID-19 update here.

The 164 new cases, 108 of which were females, came from 25 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 5,274 countywide, 2,773 of which are females, 2,467 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.

Seventeen of the county’s 62 municipalities – Lower Merion (432), Springfield (411), Cheltenham (401), Norristown (392), Abington (365), Lower Providence (310), Montgomeryville (181), Upper Moreland (167), Upper Providence (168), Horsham (129), Upper Dublin (128), Whitemarsh (127), Hatfield Township (120), Upper Merion (118),  Lower Gwynedd (114), Lansdale (131), an East Norriton (109) have 100 or more cases and collectively account for 72.1% of the positive coronavirus cases countywide..

Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 365 (32)
Ambler 90 (9)
Bridgeport 22 (1)
Bryn Athyns 0
Cheltenham 401 (27)
Collegeville 11
Conshohocken 31
Douglass 25 (1)
East Greenville 11
East Norriton 109 (3)
Franconia 59 (7)
Green Lane 3
Hatfield Borough 19
Hatfield Township 120 (2)
Hatboro 19 (1)
Horsham 129 (16)
Jenkintown 25
Lansdale 131 (7)
Limerick 55
Lower Frederick 11
Lower Gwynedd 114 (14)
Lower Merion 432 (46)
Lower Moreland 88 (6)
Lower Pottsgrove 36
Lower Providence 310 (4)
Lower Salford 54 (1)
Marlborough 6
Montgomeryville 181 (20)
Narberth 16
New Hanover 27
North Wales 11
Norristown 392 (24)
Pennsburg 3
Perkiomen 28
Plymouth Township 85 (4)
Pottstown 92 (1)
Rockledge 14 (1)
Red Hill 4
Royersford 17
Salford 10
Schwenksville 8
Skippack 49 (5)
Souderton 62
Springfield 411 (68)
Telford 25
Towamincin 88 (9)
Trappe 15 (1)
Upper Dublin 128 (9)
Upper Frederick 5
Upper Gwynedd 89 (31)
Upper Hanover 15
Upper Merion 118 (10)
Upper Moreland 167 (12)
Upper Pottsgrove 14
Upper Providence 168 (39)
Upper Salford 6
West Conshohocken 8
West Norriton 66
West Pottsgrove 14
Whitemarsh 127 (13)
Whitpain 98 (4)
Worcester 34 (1)
Total 5,274 (429)

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.13.2020

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 164 new COVID-19 cases reported by the county Tuesday afternoon, 128 were residents or staff members of one of the 93 long-term care facilities in the county reporting at least one CIVID-19 case.

The 128 new cases bring the total number of long-term care facility cases to 2,098, 1,534 of which are residents and the balance individuals who work at a LTC facility in the county.

Twelve new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 71- to 98-years-old were reported in Montgomery County Tuesday.

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

Three hundred and fifty-two (82.1%) of Montgomery County’s 429 COVID-19 deaths were of individuals residing in 13 municipalities; Springfield Township (68), Lower Merion (46), Upper Providence (39), Abington (32), Upper Gwynedd (31), Cheltenham (27), Norristown (24), Montgomeryville (20), Horsham (16), Lower Gwynedd (14),  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 429 is 11.3% of the 3,806 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 5,274 COVID-19 cases represent 9.1-percent of the 57,991 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Tuesday when the state updated their coronavirus case count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 15,218 COVID-19 positive cases and 871 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 3,453 (172)
Bucks County 4,116 (364)
Delaware County 5084 (405)
Lehigh County 3,286 (123)
Philadelphia County 15,218 (871)
Lancaster County 2,295 (168)
Chester County 1,929 (189)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 5.13.2020

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