Two more cases of Coronavirus in Montgomery County

Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) have announced that are now two additional presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) present in Montgomery County. The latest cases are in Lower Merion. The total is now four COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, with the other two in Lower Gwynedd and Worcester.

From the announcement:

The individuals are an adult male and an adult female who both reside in the same household in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. Both individuals have mild symptoms that do not require hospitalization and are currently in isolation at home.  Each was exposed to the virus while traveling out of the country to an area where COVID-19 is present. The OPH is continuing to monitor the patients and identify anyone who may have been in close contact.  No other details about the patients will be released to protect their privacy.

“Montgomery County officials have been preparing for the eventuality of COVID-19 within the County, and are taking the appropriate steps. I want to remind everyone to follow the CDC COVID-19 prevention guidelines, and if you have symptoms stay at home and call your healthcare provider,” said Dr. Valerie A. Arkoosh, Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners.

We will provide an update as necessary.