The number of new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County has been decreasing, although some areas have slight increases or have no new cases 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 17, 2021 compared to the seven days prior.
The highest percentage increase in during this period was in ZIP code 19446 (Lansdale) reported an increase of 1%, with 50 new cases, and the second highest was 2% in ZIP code 19426 (Collegeville) with 45 new cases recorded in the last week.
ZIP Code 19002 (Ambler) also reported an increase of 2% with 45 new cases, while ZIP Code 19403 (Eagleville) reported a 1% increase with 32 new cases and ZIP code 19038 (Glenside) reported 2%, with 30 new cases.
ZIP Code 19004 (Bala Cynwyd) reported an increase of 2% with 13 new cases, while ZIP code 19031 (Whitemarsh Township) reported an increase of 3% for a total of 9 new cases.
In ZIP Code 19025 (Dresher), they recorded an increase of 2% percent to reach a total of 6 new cases. ZIP code 19095 (Wyncote) reported a 1% increase with 7 new COVID-19 cases.
ZIP Code 19453 (Mont Clare) reported an increase of 5% with 2 new COVID-19 cases.
In terms of where COVID-19 has spread the least, ZIP Code 19424 (Blue Bell), ZIP Code 18070 (Palm), and Zip Code 19490 (Worcester) all reported zero new cases.
COVID-19 cases are trending down in Montgomery County. Please continue wear a mask and wash your hands.
Read more about the ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania where COVID-19 is spreading the most and least in the Harrisburg Patriot-News here.