Montgomery County May 14th COVID-19 Update

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

On Wednesday, Montgomery County reported 106 new COVID-19 positive cases ranging in age from 16- to 104-years-old.

Read the May 13th Montgomery County COVID-19 update here.

The 106 new cases, 57 of which were females, ranged in age from 12- to 99-years-old and came from 26 municipalities.

Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.14.2020

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 5,380 countywide, 2,821 of which are females, 2,523 are males.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 56 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 (446), Norristown (429), Springfield (419), Cheltenham (403), Abington (387), Lower Providence (312), Montgomeryville (182), Upper Moreland (169), Upper Providence (168), Lansdale (132), Upper Dublin (130), Horsham (129), Whitemarsh (128), Upper Merion (126), Hatfield Township (120), Lower Gwynedd (116), and East Norriton (114) have 100 or more cases and collectively account for 72.7% of the positive coronavirus cases countywide..

Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 367 (33)
Ambler 91 (11)
Bridgeport 23 (1)
Bryn Athyns 0
Cheltenham 403 (27)
Collegeville 11
Conshohocken 32
Douglass 25 (1)
East Greenville 11
East Norriton 114 (4)
Franconia 59 (7)
Green Lane 3
Hatfield Borough 19
Hatfield Township 120 (2)
Hatboro 19 (1)
Horsham 129 (16)
Jenkintown 25
Lansdale 132 (8)
Limerick 56
Lower Frederick 11
Lower Gwynedd 116 (15)
Lower Merion 446 (46)
Lower Moreland 88 (6)
Lower Pottsgrove 36
Lower Providence 312 (4)
Lower Salford 54 (1)
Marlborough 6
Montgomeryville 182 (20)
Narberth 16
New Hanover 27
North Wales 11
Norristown 429 (28)
Pennsburg 3
Perkiomen 29
Plymouth Township 87 (4)
Pottstown 96 (1)
Rockledge 14 (1)
Red Hill 5
Royersford 17
Salford 10
Schwenksville 8
Skippack 49 (5)
Souderton 62
Springfield 419 (68)
Telford 26
Towamincin 90 (9)
Trappe 15 (1)
Upper Dublin 130 (9)
Upper Frederick 5
Upper Gwynedd 89 (31)
Upper Hanover 15
Upper Merion 126 (10)
Upper Moreland 169 (12)
Upper Pottsgrove 14
Upper Providence 168 (43)
Upper Salford 6
West Conshohocken 8
West Norriton 69
West Pottsgrove 15
Whitemarsh 128 (13)
Whitpain 98 (4)
Worcester 33 (1)
Total 5,380 (443)

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.14.2020

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 106 new COVID-19 cases reported by the county Wednesday afternoon, 57 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 57 new cases bring the total number of long-term care facility cases to 2,165, 1,575 of which are residents and the balance individuals who work at a LTC facility in the county.

Fourteen new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 47- to 97-years-old were reported in Montgomery County Wednesday.

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.14.2020

Three hundred and sixty-two (81.7%) of Montgomery County’s 443 COVID-19 deaths were of individuals residing in 13 municipalities; Springfield Township (68), Lower Merion (46), Upper Providence (43), Abington (33), Upper Gwynedd (31), Cheltenham (27), Norristown (28), Montgomeryville (20), Horsham (16), Lower Gwynedd (15), Whitemarsh (13), Upper Moreland (12), and Upper Merion (10).

Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.14.2020

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 443 is 8.9% of the 4,943 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 5,380 COVID-19 cases represent 9.2-percent of the 58,698 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania.

By comparison, as of noon Wednesday when the state updated their coronavirus case count, with the exception of Philadelphia County with 15,376 COVID-19 positive cases and 904 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 3,485 (179)
Bucks County 4,166 (373)
Delaware County 5,157 (419)
Lehigh County 3,318 (129)
Philadelphia County 15,376 (904)
Lancaster County 2,325 (172)
Chester County 1,929 (197)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 5.14.2020

Get the latest Montgomery County’s coronavirus news every morning on MONTCO Today.

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