Montgomery County August 27th COVID-19 Update: 40 New Cases, Zero Deaths

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Yet another record breaking highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases statewide, wherein Montgomery County has reported over 300 new positives.

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 Tuesday’s update, Montgomery County reported 40 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday afternoon.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Montgomery County reported 292 new coronavirus infections over the previous seven days, a decrease of 6 cases.

Montgomery County’s 14-day count trend continued to tick upward.

The county reported 590 news cases over the last two weeks, 49 more cases than were reported during the previous 14 day period.

The 40 new positive cases reported Monday, pushed the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County to 10,642 countywide.

Of the 10,642 COVID cases, 5,602 are females and 4,976 are males.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 48.9 years-old.

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 death toll remained steady at 826 individuals.

Here is the breakdown of cases and COVID-19 deaths by municipality:

Municipality # of Total Cases # of Total Deaths
Norristown 1179 55
Lower Merion 778 84
Abington 769 70
Cheltenham 657 54
Springfield 632 90
Lower Providence 601 9
Upper Moreland 327 27
East Norriton 324 32
Horsham 283 38
Lansdale 273 31
Montgomery 267 30
Upper Dublin 267 17
Upper Merion 263 16
Lower Moreland 251 13
Upper Providence 239 54
Whitemarsh 212 23
Pottstown 202 3
Hatfield Township 198 3
Plymouth Township 184 7
Lower Gwynedd 176 35
Whitpain 176 14
West Norriton 167 6
Ambler 162 16
Upper Gwynedd 157 37
Towamencin 154 27
Limerick 147 0
Skippack 133 6
Lower Salford 112 1
Franconia 101 12
Souderton 95 0
Worcester 89 4
Lower Pottsgrove 76 0
Perkiomen 72 0
Bridgeport 58 1
Conshohocken 58 0
Douglass 57 2
New Hanover 56 0
Upper Hanover 54 0
Trappe 50 1
Hatboro 45 1
Pennsburg 41 4
Telford 40 0
Lower Frederick 39 0
Royersford 39 0
Hatfield Borough 37 0
Upper Pottsgrove 35 1
Collegeville 34 0
Jenkintown 34 0
North Wales 30 0
Narberth 24 0
East Greenville 23 0
West Pottsgrove 21 0
Rockledge 20 1
Salford 16 1
Upper Frederick 16 0
Schwenksville 15 0
Marlborough 14 0
Upper Salford 13 0
Red Hill 10 0
West Conshohocken 10 0
Green Lane 3 0
Bryn Athyn 2 0


COVID-19 Testing

Montgomery County’s walk-up testing sites and operations are:

Pottstown – Montgomery County Office of Public Health, 364 King Street. Testing is available:Montgomery County’s walk-up testing sites and operations are:

    • 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.

Additional testing sites, many of which operate over the weekend, can be found here.

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.

Have more questions about being tested for COVID-19 in Montgomery County like ‘Do I need an appointment?’ or ‘Do I need insurance?’ Check out the County’s testing Q&A page here.

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