Montgomery County officials today announced during a virtual press conference that there are 143 new cases of Coronavirus in the county. The 143 cases include 88 from long-term care facilities, one from Norristown State Hospital, and 54 are from the community. The total number of cases in the county is now 5,523.
Officials also announced that there have been 11 new confirmed deaths due to Coronavirus. That brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 454. The number of probable deaths, those without a lab test, total 202. Of the confirmed deaths, 398 of 454 or 88% are from long-term care facilities.
Hospitals in the county continue to have almost 300 patients due to Coronavirus and 32% require a ventilator.
In regards to long-term care facilities, 93 facilities report that 1.610 residents have tested positive, along with 597 staff members. Not all residents and staff are residents of Montgomery County.
The 14-day total of positive tests is 1,334 with a daily average of 95.3 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 off that pace by 65.3.
The local data is as follows:
- Conshohocken is at 32 cases, which is the same as yesterday
- There have been zero deaths overall in Conshohocken
- Whitemarsh is at 128 cases, which is the same as 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: