As COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Nationwide Leap, Montgomery County’s Numbers Stabilize

Ken Knickerbocker
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As Montgomery County and most of its neighbors stabilize, the numbers of recorded COVID-19 cases and deaths caused by the virus continue to increase nationally. Image via the Washington Post.

As Montgomery County and most of its neighbors stabilize, the numbers of recorded COVID-19 cases and deaths caused by the coronavirus continues to increase nationally, according to the data provided by The Washington Post.

Since the pandemic began, Montgomery County has had 8,718 reported COVID-19 cases or 1,061.5 per 100,000 residents including 204 since last week.

The county has registered 818 total COVID-19-related deaths, 12 since last week. The average death rate is 99.6 per 100,000 residents.

In the surrounding area, Delaware County has reported 7,427 cases, 174 since last week. There have been overall 662 deaths, five since last week.

Chester County has had 3,892 reported cases, 141 of those since last week increasing the number of deaths by four to 332.

Meanwhile, Lancaster County has seen its reported cases grow by 169 since last week to 4,673, Bucks County has added 166 new cases for a total of 5,967, and Berks County has only recorded 60 new cases for a total of 4,623.

Philadelphia County has recorded the highest increase since last week with 530 new cases and a new total of 22,392.

Read more about the spread of COVID-19 cases across the region and the country at The Washington Post by clicking here.

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