2021 | Coronavirus

Montgomery County has added at least 300 COVID-19 cases on all but two days this month

Six new confirmed deaths added to county total on Tuesday

Chart by Karilyn Mason

Montgomery County has added 300 or more cases of COVID-19 on all but two days in January.

The county eclipsed the mark again on Tuesday, adding 310 cases of the virus.

The county has had 54,835 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic 10 months ago.

There were five days in December in which the county added fewer than 300 cases.

Montgomery County added six confirmed deaths from the virus on Tuesday, bringing its total to 1,196.

There have been an additional 44 “probable” deaths, meaning the coronavirus is listed as the cause of death, but it was not confirmed with a laboratory test.

As of Tuesday morning, 31,648 people in Montgomery County had received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, equal to 3.01% of the population. There were 3,159 people who had received a second dose, which is 0.3% of the population.

There have been 330,186 cases of COVID-19 across Maryland as of Tuesday, an increase of 0.6% from Monday. There have been 6,476 confirmed deaths statewide.

There were 1,875 patients in the hospital from the virus across the state as of Tuesday.