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Montgomery County’s seven-day average rate was 11.9 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents as of Monday, according to data from the county’s Department of Health and Human Services.

The seven-day average has increased slightly from Feb. 22, when the county was reporting 10.6 cases of the virus per 100,000 residents.

In the six weeks prior to that, though, the rate steadily decreased. It was 49.8 as of Jan. 12. The rate also spiked in the 40s in mid-December.

Montgomery County has recorded fewer than 200 cases of COVID-19 every day since Feb. 10, and added 104 new cases on Tuesday.

The county has had 63,499 cases since the beginning of the pandemic nearly a year ago.

The county recorded six confirmed deaths from the virus on Tuesday, bringing its death toll to 1,373.

There have been an additional 45 “probable” deaths, meaning the coronavirus is listed as the cause of death, but it was not confirmed with a laboratory test.

Maryland has had 383,170 cases of COVID-19, after a 0.12% increaseovernight. There have been 7,723 confirmed deaths statewide.

As of Tuesday morning, 14.92% of Montgomery County’s population had received one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine and 7.41% had received two shots.