During a virtual press conference today, Montgomery County officials announced that there are 106 new cases of Coronavirus in the county. That number includes 37 cases from long-term care facilities, 18 from Norristown State Hospital, and 51 from the general public. The countywide total to now 5,380.
Officials also announced 14 deaths due to a confirmed due to Coronavirus. That brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 443 countywide. The data for probable deaths was not available.
The number of patients in the county’s hospitals has declined to under 300 for the first time in a few weeks. It was in the 400’s two weeks ago.
In regards to long-term care facilities, 93 facilities reported at least one case of Coronavirus. The positive test results include 1,575 residents and 590 staff members.
Between April 16th and May 6th, the county’s testing site has administered 4,643 tests and has 4,494 or 97 percent of the results back. Of that number 637 have tested positive.
The 14-day total of positive tests is 1,349 with a daily average of 96.4 based on the county’s data. The goal set by the governor is to have a 14-day daily average of 30. The county is currently of pace by 66.
The local data is as follows:
- Conshohocken is at 32 cases, which is one more than yesterday
- There have been zero deaths overall in Conshohocken
- Whitemarsh is at 128 cases, which is one more than yesterday
- There have been 13 deaths overall in Whitemarsh
- Plymouth is at 87 cases, which is the same as yesterday
- There have been four deaths overall in Plymouth
- West Conshohocken is at eight cases, which is the same as yesterday
- There have been zero deaths in West Conshohocken
You can view all the latest from the county here.
You can watch today’s press conference below: