Montgomery County May 19th 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 press briefing, here is a snapshot of the spread of coronavirus across Montgomery County, the Delaware Valley, and Pennsylvania.

Since the last update Saturday afternoon, 173 new COVID-19 positive cases ranging in age from 5-months to 101-years-old were reported in Montgomery County.

Read the May 16th Montgomery County COVID-19 update here.

The 173 new cases, 91 of which were females, came from 36 municipalities.

Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.16.2020

The new positive cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 5,963 countywide, 3,148 of which are females, 2,775 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.

Twenty of the county’s 62 municipalities (32.2%) – Norristown (547), Lower Merion (506), Springfield (460), Cheltenham (460), Abington (386), Lower Providence (324), Upper Moreland (198), Montgomeryville (186), Upper Providence (171), Lansdale (158), Upper Dublin (142), Upper Merion (140), Horsham (132), Whitemarsh (131), Hatfield Township (122), East Norriton (128), Lower Gwynedd (127), Whitpain (105), Pottstown (103) and Towamencin have 100 or more cases and collectively account for 77.6% of the positive coronavirus cases countywide..

Municipality # of Total Cases (Deaths)
Abington 386 (41)
Ambler 94 (13)
Bridgeport 28 (1)
Bryn Athyn 2
Cheltenham 460 (31)
Collegeville 12
Conshohocken 33
Douglass 28 (1)
East Greenville 11
East Norriton 128 (5)
Franconia 70 (7)
Green Lane 3
Hatfield Borough 20
Hatfield Township 122 (2)
Hatboro 21 (1)
Horsham 132 (21)
Jenkintown 27
Lansdale 158 (10)
Limerick 62
Lower Frederick 13
Lower Gwynedd 127 (22)
Lower Merion 506 (57)
Lower Moreland 99 (7)
Lower Pottsgrove 38
Lower Providence 324 (5)
Lower Salford 57 (1)
Marlborough 6
Montgomeryville 186 (27)
Narberth 16
New Hanover 30
North Wales 11
Norristown 547 (34)
Pennsburg 3
Perkiomen 34
Plymouth Township 95 (5)
Pottstown 103 (2)
Rockledge 14 (1)
Red Hill 5
Royersford 21
Salford 11
Schwenksville 8
Skippack 52 (5)
Souderton 66
Springfield 460 (74)
Telford 27
Towamencin 100 (11)
Trappe 18 (1)
Upper Dublin 142 (14)
Upper Frederick 5
Upper Gwynedd 98 (31)
Upper Hanover 15
Upper Merion 140 (12)
Upper Moreland 201 (15)
Upper Pottsgrove 18 (1)
Upper Providence 171 (46)
Upper Salford 6
West Conshohocken 8 (1)
West Norriton 88 (1)
West Pottsgrove 15
Whitemarsh 131 (16)
Whitpain 105 (5)
Worcester 38 (3)
Total 5,963 (529)

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.19.2020

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 173 new COVID-19 cases reported by the county Monday afternoon, 46 were residents or staff of one of the 94 long-term care facilities in the county reporting at least one COVID-19 case.

Over the last 48 hours, 55 new coronavirus related death of individuals ranging in age from 48- to 96-years-old were reported in Montgomery County. The count includes a number of deaths that happened in April (32) and May (23) not previously included in the county’s death toll count.

The new deaths bring the total COVID-19 death toll countywide to 529 individuals.

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Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.19.2020

Four hundred and eighty-three (91.3%) of Montgomery County’s 529 COVID-19 deaths were of individuals residing in 27.4-percent (17) municipalities; Springfield Township (74), Lower Merion (57), Upper Providence (46), Abington (41), Norristown (34), Cheltenham (31), Lower Gwynedd (31),  Upper Gwynedd (30), Montgomeryville (27), Horsham (21),  Whitemarsh (16), Upper Moreland (15), Upper Dublin (14), Ambler (13), Upper Merion (12), Towamencin (11), and Lansdale (10).

Source: Montgomery County COVID-19 Site – Last Update: 5.19.2020

The county’s COVID-19 death toll of 529 is 11.7% of the 4,505 deaths attributed to the coronavirus statewide.

The County’s 5,963 COVID-19 cases represent 9.5-percent of the 63,056 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 16,340 COVID-19 positive cases and 1,080 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 3,719 (248)
Bucks County 4,516 (417)
Delaware County 5,689 (436)
Lehigh County 3,491 (173)
Philadelphia County 16,340 (1,080)
Lancaster County 2,552 (252)
Chester County 2,153 (227)

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health – last update 5.19.2020

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