Maryland Reports 743 COVID-19 Cases Thursday, 102 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics

Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 743 new statewide coronavirus cases since Wednesday, 102 of which are in Montgomery County. Overall, 13.73% of Maryland’s new coronavirus cases are in Montgomery County.

The state’s cumulative case count since the start of the pandemic is 137,979. Montgomery County’s cumulative case count is 24,772.

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 3,924 Marylanders, including 823 Montgomery County residents. In addition, there are 40 probable Montgomery County coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began. Since Wednesday, the state health department confirmed 12 new statewide deaths, one of which is in Montgomery County.

Here’s a look at the breakdown of coronavirus cases per zip code in Montgomery County (click tweet to enlarge):

Looking Closer at the State, County Numbers

Maryland’s statewide test positivity rate is 3.1%. The three-day rolling average for test positivity in Montgomery County, according to the county health department, is 3.5%. This average is up from Wednesday when the county health department reported that the three-day rolling average was 2.6%.

There are currently 458 Marylanders hospitalized from coronavirus, 125 of whom are in intensive care.

A total of 42,907 cumulative cases and 1,596 deaths involve the state’s African American population.

Here are the statewide coronavirus statistics. The first column is for the number of cases. The next column is the number of deaths, which is in parentheses. The second number in that column is the number of probable deaths. (Click the tweet to enlarge.)

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Deirdre Byrne

About Deirdre Byrne

Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.


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