June 9 COVID-19 Update: Under 100 New Cases Reported in Montgomery County in the Last Week

Christine Tarlecki
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The latest COVID-19 update for Montgomery County reports 99 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last seven days (June 2-8th), bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 59,082 countywide since March 7, 2020.

There are currently 42 people hospitalized in Montgomery County hospitals due to severe COVID-19 symptoms. Of those COVID-19 patients, 6 are on ventilators.

There were 3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Montgomery County since June 2, 2021. The current total deaths are numbered at 1,329 in Montgomery County, since March 7, 2020.

Find the Cases and Deaths by Municipality here.

COVID-19 Update 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. 
  • To learn more about criteria for each phase or to register for an appointment, visit here. Weekly schedule is also noted under this link.
  • 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, 479,057 people have been partially vaccinated, and 312,438 have been fully vaccinated.

In Pennsylvania, approximately 10,925,445 total vaccines have been administered. PA ranks 9th among 50 states for first dose vaccinations.

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 June 8, 2021:

CountyTotal CasesTotal Deaths
Berks County48,1881,035
Bucks County60,6871,311
Chester County40,697821
Delaware County52,2831,398
Lehigh County39,726859
Philadelphia County149,0493,712

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Update:
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 450 new positive cases of COVID-19 over the last few days, bringing the statewide total to 1,206,439 cases.

There are 754 people currently hospitalized due to severe COVID-19 symptoms, with 173 of those people in intensive care.

There were 35 new COVID-19 deaths reported across the State over the weekend, bringing the State’s total death registry to 27,395.

Vaccine highlights

Federal data representing all 67 counties:

  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday morning, June 8, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 59.6% of its entire population, and the state ranks 9th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population.
  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday morning, June 8, 55.9% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated while 72.3% have received their first dose.  
  • According to the CDC, as of Tuesday morning, June 38 Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.

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

  • Vaccine providers have administered 10,925,445 total vaccine doses as of Tuesday, June 8.
  • 4,917,549 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 30,500 people per day receiving vaccinations.
  • 1,498,579 people are partially vaccinated, meaning they have received one dose of a two-dose vaccine.
  • 6,416,128 people have received at least their first dose.
  • This week, a total of 11,946,240 doses will have been allocated through June 12:
    • 299,960 first/single doses will have been allocated this week.
    • 299,960 second doses will have been allocated this week.
  • To date, we have administered 10,925,445 doses total through June 7:
    • First/single doses:  6,416,128 administered
    • Second doses:  4,509,317 administered

      Fully vaccinated people may choose not to wear a mask indoors or outdoors unless the business or organization requires it, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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.
  • Stay home to avoid spreading COVID-19, especially if you are unwell.
  • If you must go out, please wear a mask when 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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