The Montgomery County Public Health District did not release a case count Aug. 27. Since Aug. 26, total cases increased by 65 to 8,580. This the lowest number of new cases reported since Aug. 6, and it was spread over two days. The MCPHD is continuing to process cases that were reported to the Department of State Health Services directly by health care providers and entered into the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System. Out of the 65 new total cases since the Aug. 26 report, 12 from the NEDSS system tested positive in June.
Active cases increased by seven since Aug. 26, reaching 1,326.
Thirty-seven residents are known to be in the hospital compared to 35 from Aug. 26, and 5,913 people have reportedly recovered.