New York Times: COVID-19 Resurges in Montgomery County, Presents ‘Very High Risk’ for Unvaccinated

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COVID-19 is resurging once again in Pennsylvania, pushing up the number of confirmed cases in Montgomery County and keeping it at a very high level, according to The New York Times.

December 2020 was the month with the most reported COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, says the New York Times.
December 2020 was the month with the most reported COVID-19 cases
in Montgomery County, reports the New York Times.

Last week, there was an average of 174 new daily cases reported in the county, which is about the same as the average for the two weeks prior.

Since the start of the pandemic, at least 1 in 9 residents have been infected by COVID-19, totaling 87,770 reported cases.

However, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has fallen in the Montgomery County area in the last two weeks.

Sadly, deaths have remained at about the same level, with 29 new fatalities over the same period.

Meanwhile, Montgomery County remains at very high risk for unvaccinated people.

On a more positive note, the number of fully vaccinated people in the county also continues to increase and is now at 63 percent.

This includes 73 percent of fully vaccinated residents aged 12 and up and 79 percent of fully vaccinated people aged 65 and up.

Read more about the COVID-19 situation at The New York Times.

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