Since our last Coronavirus update on October 20th, Montgomery County reports that there were 39 new cases on October 21st, 72 on October 22nd, and 82 on October 23rd. The 82 cases on October 23rd is the highest one day total since 83 cases on June 5th. The 72 cases on October 22nd is the highest one day total since 73 cases on July 24th. The latest cases bring the countywide total since the start of the pandemic to 13,127.
No new deaths were reported. The countywide total since the start of the pandemic continues to be 837.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports that there are currently 54 patients hospitalized due to Coronavirus as of October 23rd at noon. Four patients require a ventilator. The number of patients is up from 42 on October 20th.
The 14-day PCR Positivity Rate hasn’t been updated on the county’s website since October 15th when it was 2.28%. Having this number below 5% is considered having the virus under control.
|DATE||Daily Positive Test Results|
|14 DAY AVERAGE||51|
|14 DAY TOTAL||714|
The most recent 14-day average of the number of cases is 136 more than the 14-days prior. The most recent seven-day average is 70 more than the previous seven days.
Locally, here are the current numbers:
- Ambler is at 182 cases, which is four more than since October 20th. There have been 16 deaths
- Lower Gwynedd is at 204, which is three more than since October 20th. There have been 35 deaths
- Upper Dublin is at 353 cases, which is four more than since October 20th. There have been 20 deaths
- Whitpain is at 232 cases, which is six more than since October 20th. There have been 15 deaths
You can view all of the latest data here.