5 More Die In Montco From Coronavirus

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5 More Die In Montco From Coronavirus

Jesse Levine Norristown | 5 More Die In Montco From Coronavirus; Hospitals Not At Capacity All Montgomery County hospitals still have beds available,

5 More Die In Montco From Coronavirus; Hospitals Not At Capacity

All Montgomery County hospitals still have beds available, local officials said, announcing 160 new cases and five more deaths Tuesday.

NORRISTOWN, PA — Five more Montgomery County residents have died from coronavirus, officials announced on Tuesday, bringing the county total to 32.

The victims included a 94-year-old man from Upper Gwynedd, an 80-year-old woman from Norristown, a 78-year-old woman from Springfield, a 75-year-old man Upper Merion, and an 86-year-old man from Whitemarsh.

Three of the victims died in a hospital and two died while at home.

In addition, the county saw 160 new cases Tuesday, bringing the total up to 1,294.

Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh praised residents for staying home whenever possible, and said that these self-quarantine measures were working in helping to flatten the curve. As of Tuesday, all Montgomery County hospitals still have open beds.

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