May 26th Update: Montgomery County Reports Lowest COVID-19 Cases in Months

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Montgomery County reported 26 new positive cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, May 25th, 2021, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 58,819 countywide since March 7, 2020.

There are currently 89 people hospitalized in Montgomery County hospitals due to severe COVID-19 symptoms. Of those COVID-19 patients, 15 are on ventilators.

There are 2 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Montgomery County since the last report. The current total deaths are numbered at 1,325 in Montgomery County, since March 7, 2020.

Find the Cases and Deaths by Municipality here.

Vaccine Information

The COVID-19 vaccine is available for everyone age 16 and over who lives or works in Montgomery County, as well as the Pfizer vaccine for teens aged 12-15. Anyone under the age of 18 attending a COVID-19 vaccination clinic must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

The County is booking appointments for people in Phases 1A, 1B and 1C, appointments are available and walk- up appointments are available too.

To learn more about the criteria for each phase or to register for an appointment, visit here. The weekly schedule is also noted under this link.

  • The Pennsylvania Department of Health has released a map that highlights all the locations that are providing the COVID-19 vaccine in Montgomery County to those who are eligible.
  • To register in Montgomery County, click here.
  • Residents are encouraged to check the county’s frequently asked questions webpage on the COVID-19 vaccine, which is being updated weekly.  
  • Call: 833-875-3967, Monday – Saturday (8:00am – 8:00pm)

In Montgomery County, 213,159 people have been partially vaccinated, and 280,084 have been fully vaccinated.

In Pennsylvania, approximately 10,261,761 total vaccines have been administered.

Neighboring Counties
The following is an update in COVID-19 data from Montgomery County’s neighboring counties, as provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

As of May 25th, 2021:

CountyTotal CasesTotal Deaths
Berks County47,7781,026
Bucks County60,4371,295
Chester County40,516809
Delaware County51,9951,385
Lehigh County39,500853
Philadelphia County147,8323,645

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Update:
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 2,179 new positive cases of COVID-19 on May 3rd, 2021, bringing the statewide total to 1,179,251 cases.

There are 1,751 people currently hospitalized due to severe COVID-19 symptoms, with 406 of those people in intensive care, a decrease from the last report.

There were 52 new COVID-19 deaths reported across the State, bringing the State’s total death registry to 26,659.

Statewide data representing the 66 counties within the Department of Health’s vaccine jurisdiction:

  • Vaccine providers have administered 9,381,098 total vaccine doses as of Wednesday, May 12.
  • 3,998,209 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 66,900 people per day receiving vaccinations.
  • 1,715,619 people are partially vaccinated, meaning they have received one dose of a two-dose vaccine.
  • 5,713,828 people have received at least their first dose.
  • This week, a total of 9,556,320 doses will have been allocated through May 15:
    • 320,320 first/single doses will have been allocated this week.
    • 297,520 second doses will have been allocated this week.
  • To date, we have administered 9,381,098 doses total through May 12:
    • First/single doses:  5,713,828 administered
    • Second doses:  3,667,270 administered

Mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home. Fully vaccinated people are permitted to participate in some activities without a mask based on CDC guidance. Consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Weekly vaccine clinic schedules and walk-up availability are posted here, or Montco residents can call the Montgomery County COVID-19 hotline at (833) 875-3967 for a list of locations and hours. For directions and parking information, click here.

Montgomery County is currently vaccinating people in all phases with Pfizer vaccine and the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine.

Stay well:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Cover any coughs or sneezes with your elbow, not your hands.
  • Clean surfaces frequently.
  • If you go out, you are required to wear a mask when asked to in a business or where it is difficult to maintain proper social distancing.

COVID-19 Testing in Montgomery County
Montgomery County’s testing sites are by appointment only. Register online or call 610-970-2937, and are self-administered.

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

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