The daily number of Coronavirus cases topped 300 for the first time since the start of the pandemic according to the Montgomery County COVID-19 data hub.
Since our last report on November 9th, the number of cases reported daily has been 159 on November 10th, 201 on November 11th, 311 on November 12th, and 309 on November 13th. In the early months of the pandemic, the highest one day total was 200 on April 18th. The countywide total since the start of the pandemic is 16,125.
There have been two additional deaths due to Coronavirus since our last report, one on November 10th and one on November 13th. This brings the total number of deaths in the county since the start of the pandemic to 848.
The 14-day PCR positivity rate has now broken the 5% threshold that indicates the suppression of the virus. As of November 8th, the rate is 5.71%.
As of Sunday, November 15th, there are 181 patients hospitalized in Montgomery County due to Coronavirus, with 29 patients requiring a ventilator. There were 115 hospitalizations due to Coronavirus on November 9th.
|DATE||Daily Positive Test Results|
|14 DAY AVERAGE||167.4285714|
|14 DAY TOTAL||2344|
The number of cases from the most recent 14 days is 1,128 more than the 14-days prior. The most recent seven days is 1,471 more than the previous seven days.
Locally, here are the current numbers:
- Abington is at 1,193 cases, which is 70 more than since November 9th. There have been 71 deaths
- Cheltenham is 918 cases, which is 44 more than since November 9th. There have been 55 deaths
- Jenkintown is at 62 cases, which is five more than since November 9th. There have been no deaths
- Springfield is at 762 cases, which is 32 more than since November 9th. There have been 91 deaths
- Rockledge is at 41 cases, which is six more since November 9th. There has been one death
You can view all of the latest data here.