MontCo COVID-19 Total Cases Rise Sunday to 431

UPPER PROVIDENCE PA – A 12th case of coronavirus infection has been confirmed in Upper Providence since Friday (March 27, 2020); five cases are now reported in Lower Salford, an increase of three; a seventh case, up one, was identified in Skippack; and a fifth, also up one, in Perkiomen, according to Montgomery County’s COVID-19 datahub map and the county Office of Public Health.

As of Sunday (March 29), officials said there were a total 431 cases reported countywide across 49 municipalities. Of those, five individuals have died. The county continued to refer to the spread of the disease as “a rapidly evolving situation.”

The map and accompanying statistics at the datahub website show that, within The Posts’ circulation area:

  • 12 active cases were identified in Upper Providence, up one since Friday (March 27);
  • Eight in Limerick, unchanged;
  • Seven in Skippack, up one;
  • Five each in Lower Salford, up three; Perkiomen, up one; and Pottstown, unchanged;
  • Three each in Collegeville, and Upper Frederick, both unchanged;
  • Two each in Lower Pottsgrove, New Hanover, and Schwenksville, all unchanged; and
  • One each in Salford, Upper Pottsgrove, West Pottsgrove, Upper Hanover, Trappe, Royersford, and Douglass, all unchanged.

None are reported so far in Lower Frederick, Upper Salford, or Pennsburg.

The county’s drive-through COVID-19 testing location at Temple University’s Ambler Campus in Upper Dublin (at top) is re-opening Monday (today, March 30) by appointment only for individuals that meet required criteria, and as testing supplies allow. No treatment is being conducted on-site.

For more information or to register for an appointment, see this page at the datahub or call 610-631-3000 Monday starting at 8 a.m.

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