Montgomery County July 1st COVID-19 and Testing Update

Ken Knickerbocker
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Based on the information found on the county’s COVID-19 website, here is a snapshot of the spread of coronavirus across Montgomery County.

Since Tueday afternoon, 47 new COVID-19 positive cases and one new deaths were reported in Montgomery County.

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 death toll is at 800, and the 47 new positive cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 8,395 countywide, 4,409 of which are females, 3,927 are males.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 53.6 years-old.

Here is the breakdown of cases by municipality:

Municipality # of Total Cases # of Total Deaths
Norristown 1,071 55
Lower Merion 603 83
Abington 584 65
Springfield 553 89
Cheltenham 528 50
Lower Providence 463 9
Upper Moreland 259 26
Lansdale 243 31
East Norriton 240 29
Montgomery 221 30
Horsham 220 38
Upper Providence 195 53
Upper Merion 191 16
Lower Moreland 186 11
Upper Dublin 182 18
Hatfield Township 164 3
Lower Gwynedd 159 34
Pottstown 153 3
Whitemarsh 153 23
Ambler 146 16
West Norriton 144 6
Upper Gwynedd 134 37
Whitpain 128 14
Plymouth Township 127 7
Towamencin 126 24
Limerick 96 0
Franconia 85 12
Souderton 85 0
Lower Salford 78 1
Skippack 66 6
Worcester 64 4
Lower Pottsgrove 49 0
Conshohocken 44 0
Douglass 42 1
Perkiomen 41 0
Bridgeport 39 1
New Hanover 39 0
Telford 37 0
Hatboro 36 1
Hatfield Borough 36 0
Royersford 32 0
Jenkintown 29 0
Pennsburg 28 0
Trappe 28 1
Lower Frederick 23 0
Upper Pottsgrove 22 1
Narberth 21 0
Upper Hanover 21 0
North Wales 18 0
Collegeville 17 0
Rockledge 17 1
East Greenville 15 0
West Pottsgrove 15 0
Salford 14 1
Upper Salford 12 0
Schwenksville 10 0
Upper Frederick 10 0
Marlborough 9 0
West Conshohocken 8 0
Red Hill 7 0
Green Lane 3 0
Bryn Athyn 0 0

 

Montgomery County COVID-19 Testing

Montgomery County’s drive-through COVID-19 testing location on the Central Campus of Montgomery County Community College will close permanently on Tuesday, June 30, at 4 p.m. The new walk-up testing sites and operations are:

Pottstown – Montgomery County Office of Public Health, 364 King Street. Testing is available:

    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from noon to 2 p.m.
    • Tuesday/Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Lansdale – 421 Main Street. Testing is available:

    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Tuesday/Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.

Willow Grove – Montgomery County Office of Public Health, 102 York Road (this site will be moving). Testing is available:

    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from noon to 2 p.m.
    • Tuesday/Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Green Lane – Deep Creek and Snyder Road. Testing is available:

    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Tuesday/Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.

Ardmore – 114 W. Lancaster Ave. Testing is available:

    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Tuesday/Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.

Norristown – Delaware Valley Community Health Center at the Norristown Regional Health Center at 1401 Dekalb Street. This site will open on Tuesday, July 7, with hours of operation to be announced in the coming days.

Additional testing sites, many of which operate over the weekend, can be found at www.montcopa.org/COVID-19 under the County Testing Information button.

COVID-19 contact tracing efforts are ongoing and are critical to slowing the spread of the disease. The County has partnered with ACLAMO, Family Services of Montgomery County, Montgomery County OIC, and Visiting Nurses Association Community Services to help with contact tracing efforts. Individuals who have been tested or identified as a direct contact of an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 and has received a call from any of our community partners may return the call to 610.278.5923 to find out their results or status. All information discussed on the call is strictly confidential and is only used to trace COVID-19 cases.

Previous Montgomery County COVID-19 Update:

 

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