New York Times: COVID-19 Cases in Montgomery County Drop from Extremely High to Very High Level


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The number of COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County has continued to decrease, and is now very high, according to The New York Times.

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, at least 1 in 6 residents have been infected, a total of 148,378 reported cases,
reports The New York Times.

Last week, there was an average of 149 new daily cases reported in the county, which is a 67 percent decrease compared to the two weeks prior.

Since the start of the pandemic, at least 1 in 6 residents have been infected by COVID-19, totaling 148,378 reported cases.

January 2022 is the month with the highest average cases in Montgomery County, which is still at extremely high risk for unvaccinated people.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has decreased in the last two weeks by 49 percent. Deaths have also decreased, with 81 new fatalities over the same period.

Meanwhile, as of February 16, the number of fully vaccinated people in the county is at 74 percent.

This includes 79 percent of fully vaccinated residents aged 5 and up and 93 percent of fully vaccinated people aged 65 and up.

Read more about the COVID-19 situation in Montgomery County as cases decrease at The New York Times.

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