The number of new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County has been trending down slightly, although some areas have slight increases across the county, write Sean Adams and Megan Lavey-Heaton for the Harrisburg Patriot-News.
The latest data compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of Health highlights the cases of COVID-19 infection in each ZIP Code statewide for the seven days ending March 10, 2021 compared to the seven days prior.
The highest percentage increase in during this period was in ZIP code 19401 (Norristown) with an increase of 2%, with 72 new cases recorded in the last week, as well as ZIP code 19446 (Lansdale) with an increase of 2%, with 63 new cases.
ZIP Code 19403 (Eagleville), which recorded an increase of 2% percent to reach a total of 55 new cases, as well as ZIP code 19468 (Royersford) with a 2% increase of 39 new COVID-19 cases.
ZIP code 19406 (King of Prussia) reported an increase of 3% for a total of 34 new cases, ZIP Code 19438 (Harleysville) had an increase of 2% with 24 new cases since last week, and ZIP code 19426 (Collegeville) reported 15 new cases at an increase of 1%.
ZIP Code 19453 (Mont Clare) has an increase of 3% with just one new COVID-19 case reported.
In terms of where COVID-19 has spread the least, ZIP Code 19478 (Spring Mount) reported 0% increase with no new cases, while ZIP Codes 19424 (Blue Bell) also had no new COVID-19 cases.
Cases seem to be slowing down in Montgomery County. Please continue wear a mask and social distance.
Read more about the ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania where COVID-19 is spreading the most and least in the Harrisburg Patriot-News here.