September ends with 14-day PCR Positivity Rate at 2.43% besting the previous low mark in August

As of September 25th, the Montgomery County COVID-19 data hub reports that the 14-day PCR positivity rate for Coronavirus in the county is 2.43%. This dips just below the previous low of 2.45% on August 10th. Having this number below 5% is considered to have the virus under control.

Montgomery County’s hub also shows that there were 42 new cases reported on September 29th and 33 on September 30th. The total number of cases countywide since the start of the pandemic is now 12,030.

Montgomery County reported a death due to Coronavirus on September 30th. There were a total of six deaths in September, one less than the seven reported in August. There were 21 deaths in July, and 106 in June. This brings the total number of deaths countywide since the start of the pandemic to 833.

The number of confirmed deaths tied to a long term care facility is 690 or 83%.

As of September 30th at noon, the state reports that there were 29 patients in Montgomery County hospitals due to Coronavirus. Eight patients require a ventilator.

DATEDaily Positive Test Results
14 DAY AVERAGE37.28571429

The most recent 14-day average of the number of cases is 65 less than the 14-days prior. The most recent seven-day average is 24 less than the previous seven days.

Locally, here are the current numbers:

  • Conshohocken is at 68 cases, which is unchanged since September 28th. There have been no deaths.
  • West Conshohocken is at 12 cases, which unchanged since September 28th. There have been no deaths
  • Plymouth Township is at 229 cases, which is five more cases more than since September 28th. There have been seven deaths.
  • Whitemarsh Township is at 243 cases, which is three more than since September 28th. There have been 23 deaths.

You can view all of the latest data here.

You can view the latest county press conference here:

Montgomery County, PA COVID-19 Press Conference – September 30, 2020

Video replay of the Wed, Sept 30 #MontcoPA Board of Commissioners #coronavirus update. Key info from today’s briefing:• Halloween Events: Our Montgomery County Office of Public Health is offering some great ideas for activities that are both fun and safe for trick-or-treaters this year! A fun video showing these options (and other Halloween guidance) is available on their website:• 33 new positive cases reported since Tue, Sept 29 (one from a long term care facility; none are the result of antibody testing)• Positivity rate (as of Sept 25): 2.36% (a decrease by 0.43% since last report)• Age range of today’s positives: 7 years – 89 years old• One (1) more Montgomery County resident has lost their life to COVID-19, bringing the total of confirmed positive deaths to 833 (444 females, 389 males)• Age of latest fatality: 91 years old• Hospital update: There are approximately 29 individuals being treated for COVID-19 in Montgomery County hospitals, with approximately 8 of them requiring the use of a ventilator• Correctional Facility update: The situation at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility continues to be stable with no new cases to report• Next virtual briefing is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Wed, Oct 7

Posted by Montgomery County, PA on Wednesday, September 30, 2020