After Months of Going Down, COVID-19 Cases in Montgomery County Are Once Again on the Rise


COVID-19 case updates n Montco

After months of going down, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County is once more rising and is again considered to be very high, according to The New York Times.

Last week, there were an average of 155 new daily cases reported in the county, which is a 69 percent increase 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 155,096 reported cases.

January 2022 remains the month with the highest average number of cases in Montgomery County.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has increased in the last two weeks by 26 percent. Deaths have remained at around the same levels, with an average of less than one daily fatality over the period.

Meanwhile, as of April 28, the number of fully vaccinated people in the county is at 77 percent. This includes 81 percent of fully vaccinated residents aged 5 and up and 95 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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