New York Times: Montgomery County Cases Remain at ‘Very High Risk’ for Unvaccinated People as Omicron Moves Into Philly Area


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As new variants of COVID-19 continue to emerge, the number of cases in Montgomery County remains at a very high level, according to The New York Times.

According to the New York Times, in Montgomery County, an average of 342 cases per day were reported, which is a 49% increase from the average two weeks ago. Images via the New York Times.

Last week, there was an average of 342 new daily cases reported in the county, which is a 49 percent increase compared to the two weeks prior.

Since the start of the pandemic, at least 1 in 9 residents have been infected by COVID-19, totaling 95,838 reported cases.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has increased in the last two weeks by 31 percent. Deaths have remained at about the same level, with 35 new fatalities over the same period.

These developments mean that Montgomery County remains at very high risk for unvaccinated people.

If you are fully vaccinated, indoor activities could be risky, but if you are unvaccinated indoor activities could be dangerous.

Meanwhile, as of December 9, the number of fully vaccinated people in the county is at 63 percent. This includes 72 percent of fully vaccinated residents aged 12 and up and 76 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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