UPDATED: Three men, one woman among latest from Montgomery County to die from COVID-19
Death toll at 29 in county as of Thursday
Three men and one woman were among the latest Montgomery County residents to have died from coronavirus this week.
They were among 14 new deaths reported statewide on Thursday.
The state’s death toll increased again on Friday morning, from 138 to 171. There was no immediate breakdown by county of the latest deaths.
As the number of new deaths has increased, the Maryland Department of Health has switched to providing those breakdowns later in the day.
As of Thursday morning, 29 coronavirus deaths had been reported in Montgomery County. The figure increased to 34 on Friday.
Of the four people whose deaths were recorded in Thursday’s count, three were men older than 80 and one was a woman older than 80.
The Department of Health has also reported information about other recent Montgomery County deaths before Thursday. Those include:
- April 8: a man in his 60s, a man in his 70s, a woman older than 80 and a man older than 80
- April 7: A man older than 80 and a man in his 60s.
- April 6: A man older than 80, a woman older than 80, two men in their 70s, a man in his 50s, a woman in her 60s
- April 5: Two men in their 70s, a man in his 50s and a man in his 30s
Before Thursday, Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services tracked coronavirus-related death by age group in its website. As of Thursday evening, it was no longer displaying this information.
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