Montgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, can confirm the following update related to COVID-19.
· TOTAL cases of COVID-19 increased by 23 to 10,814 since yesterday’s (9/24) report.
§ We have continued to process cases that were reported to The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) directly by healthcare providers and entered into the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS). Out of the 23 new cases today, 20 were tested prior to 9/7.
· ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 decreased by 5 to 1,537 since yesterday’s (9/24) report.
· 21 residents are known to be in the hospital, as a result of contact investigations. Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases.
· 7,286 people have clinically recovered.