2020 | Coronavirus

County’s COVID-19 case total increases by 134 since Sunday

Monday is sixth straight day county added more than 100 cases

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Montgomery County’s number of COVID-19 cases increased by 134 — or 0.5% — since Sunday. The county’s new total is 25,281.

On Monday, the Maryland Department of Health reported no new deaths from the virus in the county since Sunday. The county has had 827 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus.

There have been 40 “probable” deaths. “Probable” deaths have the virus listed as the cause of death but have not been confirmed by laboratory tests yet.

Montgomery County has had six straight days with at least 100 new COVID-19 cases, including 163 on Sunday — the largest increase in one day since July 31.

Across Maryland, cases rose by 565 — or 0.4% — overnight as of Monday morning. The state’s total for cases is now 140,844.

There have been 3,953 confirmed deaths from the virus in the state.