November 2nd COVID-19 Update: Over 200 New Cases Reported in Montgomery County Over Halloween Weekend
Montgomery County reported 236 new positive cases of COVID-19 over the weekend of Halloween (October 30-31, 2021) bringing the total number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases to 71,289 countywide since March 7, 2020.
There are currently 101 people hospitalized in Montgomery County hospitals due to severe COVID-19 symptoms. Of those COVID-19 patients, 19 people are on ventilators.
There were 3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Montgomery County during October 30-31st, 2021.
The current total deaths are numbered at 1,395 in Montgomery County, since March 7, 2020.
Find the Cases and Deaths by Municipality here.
- 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 register for an appointment, visit this page
- Weekly schedule is also noted under this link.
- Pfizer COVID-19 Booster shots are now available.
- 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, 65,541 people have been partially vaccinated, and 464,488 have been fully vaccinated. 50,099 have received a booster dose.
In Pennsylvania, approximately 13,886,628 total vaccines have been administered.
Neighboring Counties with New Positive Cases
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 October 31st, 2021:
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Pennsylvania COVID-19 Update of New Positive Cases
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported on Saturday, October 30, there were 7,480 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,564,939.
There are 2,754 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 653 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.
Between 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 29 and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, October 31, there were 78 new deaths reported in the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 31,455 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
Federal data representing all 67 counties:
· According to the CDC, as of Sunday, Oct. 31, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.
· According to the CDC, as of Sunday, Oct. 31, 71.9% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
Statewide data representing the 66 counties within the Department of Health’s vaccine jurisdiction:
· Pennsylvania’s vaccine dashboard was updated Oct. 27 to more accurately reflect the number of people who are partially and fully vaccinated and account for the additional doses administered to residents in each county outside of Philadelphia.
Demographic data associated with the vaccinations was also updated. The updates are part of the department’s continuous work to improve the quality of data and statistical reporting to ensure the public has the most accurate and up-to-date information. For state-to-state comparisons, refer to the CDC vaccine data tracker.
· Vaccine providers have administered 13,909,429 total vaccine doses, including 721,443 additional doses (which includes additional shots for immunocompromised individuals and booster shots), as of Monday, Nov. 1
· 6,462,017 people are fully vaccinated; with 125,043 vaccinations administered since Friday and a seven-day moving average of more than 44,000 people per day receiving vaccinations.
The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rules, and regulations, including healthcare, local business, and workplace guidance.
For the protection of themselves and others, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated are still encouraged to wear a mask when in public. CDC also recommends all individuals wear a mask indoors in public if they are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
There are 250,582 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases.
There are 5,720,638 individuals who have tested negative to date.
The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance to wear a mask where required by law, rules, and regulations, including healthcare, local business, and workplace guidance.
For the protection of themselves and others, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated, are still encouraged to wear a mask when in public.
- 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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