2021 | Coronavirus

County reports 130 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday morning

No new deaths recorded in county

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Montgomery County reported 130 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday morning, bringing its total to 67,505.

The daily case increase on Wednesday is the second highest in April. On Sunday, 151 new cases were reported.

There were no new confirmed deaths from the virus in the county on Wednesday, keeping the number of county residents who have died from the virus at 1,438.

There also have been 46 “probable” deaths. “Probable” deaths have the coronavirus listed as the cause of death on certificates but have not been confirmed by laboratory tests yet.

As of Tuesday, 378,051 residents — or 36% of the county’s population — have received a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine. There are 212,830 residents — or 20% of the population — who have received a second dose or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Across Maryland, 1,471 new confirmed cases were recorded on Wednesday morning. There have now been 420,526 coronavirus cases in the state since March 2020.

There have been 8,203 people confirmed to have died from the virus, and 1,200 residents are hospitalized.