The number of new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County has been slightly increasing, 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 April 14, 2021 compared to the seven days prior.
Pennsylvania has now reached over 1 million COVID-19 cases.
The highest increase in during this period was in ZIP code 18070 (Palm) reported an increase of 16%, with 9 new cases, and the second highest was 4% in ZIP code 19406 (King of Prussia) with 51 new cases recorded in the last week.
Zip Code 18969 (Telford) reported an increase of 4% with 44 new cases. ZIP Code 19465 (Pottstown) reported an increase of 4% with 38 new cases, while ZIP Code 19525 (Gilbertsville) reported an increase of 4% with 36 new COVID-19 cases.
ZIP Code 19454 (North Wales) reported an increase of 2% with 33 new cases, ZIP Code 19428 (Conshohocken) has an increase of 3% increase of new COVID-19 cases with a total of 28.
ZIP Code 19004 (Bala Cynwyd) also reported a 2% increase with16 new cases. ZIP Code 19066 (Merion Station) reported a 4% increase of 10 new cases.
In terms of where COVID-19 has spread the least, ZIP Code 19405 (Bridgeport) has reported 2% new cases, 6 total, while ZIP Code 19492 (Zieglerville) has 3% increase with 3 new cases.
ZIP Code 19472 (Sassamansville) has reported zero new cases, as did ZIP code 19437 (Gwynedd Valley) and ZIP Code 19478 (Spring Mount) also reported zero new COVID-19 cases.
COVID-19 cases are climbing up in Montgomery County. Please continue wear a mask and wash your hands.
Read more about the ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania where COVID-19 spread the most and least in the Harrisburg Patriot-News here.