Seven additional deaths to Coronavirus in Whitemarsh

Montgomery County officials reported today that there are 184 new cases of Coronavirus in the county. That brings the total to 2,923 countywide cases. The number of deaths rose by nine with a new countywide total of 164. Locally there were seven additional deaths in Whitemarsh over the weekend.

We did not report the local data over the weekend. The below numbers are the current numbers and then how much they grew since April 17th.

  • Conshohocken is at 24 cases, which is nine more since April 17
    • There have been zero deaths in Conshohocken
  • Whitemarsh is at 81 cases, which is 18 more since April 17
    • There have been nine deaths overall in Whitemarsh, seven since April 17
  • Plymouth is at 65 cases, which is seven more than since April 17
    • There have been four deaths overall in Plymouth
  • West Conshohocken has two cases, which hasn’t changed since April 17
    • There have been zero deaths in West Conshohocken

The testing site at Montgomery County Community College has been in operation for three days and has tested 747 people. Results are back for 550 people (76 percent). 14% of the tests came back positive. This is down from a height of 24% on April 4-5 when the testing site was at Temple’s Ambler campus.

County Commissioner Dr. Val Arkoosh also stated that she had spoken to the county’s school districts about graduation. They were advised that there was not a scenario that would allow a traditional graduation in late May or June with a large gathering of people.

You can view the latest data from county here.

You can watch today’s press conference below:

Posted by Montgomery County, PA on Monday, April 20, 2020