2021 | Coronavirus

Montgomery County averaging 100 new COVID-19 cases per day in March

90,368 people are fully vaccinated

Through the first eight days of March, Montgomery County has averaged about 100 new cases of COVID-19 each day.

The county averaged 154 new cases per day in February and 412 in January. The county averaged about 86 new cases per day in September, the last time the average was less than 100.

On four days in March, the county has reported fewer than 100 new daily cases. There were two days in February with fewer than 100 new cases reported and zero in January.

Ninety-four new cases were reported on Monday morning, raising the county’s total to 64,081 since the beginning of the pandemic more than a year ago.

No new deaths were reported in the county on Sunday or Monday. There have been 1,381 fatalities attributed to COVID-19 in the county.

There have been an additional 45 “probable” deaths, meaning COVID-19 is listed as the cause of death but it was not confirmed with a laboratory test. Most of the probable deaths were reported early in the pandemic.

In Maryland, there have been 388,035 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 7,781 confirmed deaths.

In Montgomery County, 187,164 people have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine (17.8% of the population), and 90,368 people are fully vaccinated (8.6% of the population).

More than 1 million people in Maryland have received at least one dose and about 564,000 are fully vaccinated.