Montgomery County’s new COVID-19 cases jump by 238

Online registration is still available for COVID-19 testing in Montgomery County. To get a voucher, go to mchd-tx.org or mcphd-tx.org and click on the

Online registration is still available for COVID-19 testing in Montgomery County. To get a voucher, go to mchd-tx.org or mcphd-tx.org and click on the “need to be tested” link. Fill out the information. A voucher will be emailed. Once you have the voucher, make an appointment at your choice of testing centers and get tested.

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Montgomery County public health officials confirmed 238 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday and a drop of 54 in active cases.

The county’s total number of cases is now 11,682. Of those total cases, 1,576 are active, according to the Montgomery County Public Health District.

Total hospitalizations, both county and noncounty residents, increased by seven to 50 with seven of those patients in ICU.

The reason for the difference in the new cases and active cases is

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The Latest: South Korea Has Biggest Case Jump in a Week | World News

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 114 new cases of the coronavirus, its first daily jump of over 100 in a week.

Health officials had raised concerns that infections will rise because of increased travel during the five-day Chuseok harvest holiday that ended Sunday.

The figures released by health officials Wednesday brought South Korea’s case total to 24,353 for the pandemic, including 425 deaths.

Ninety-two of the newly confirmed cases were in the Seoul metropolitan area, which has been at the center of a viral resurgence since mid-August. Health officials have been struggling to track transmissions linked to various places, including hospitals, churches, restaurants and an army unit in Pocheon, north of Seoul, where 37 soldiers so far have tested positive.

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Rumson Coronavirus Cases Jump 21.6 Percent In September

RUMSON – Rumson’s coronavirus cases have increased 21.69 percent this month, and Monmouth and Ocean counties in particular are both seeing noticeable increases.

The borough’s cases increased from 83 on Aug. 31 to 101 on Monday.

New Jersey had 617 new COVID cases on Thursday, its highest two-day total of cases since Aug. 14. Many of them were at the Jersey Shore, and Monmouth County saw 238 new cases between Sept. 13 and 19 alone.

Of those, 49.5 percent involved people under 25 years old, said Freeholder Director Thomas Arnone.

The Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) has determined the bulk of exposures are from youth athletic facilities, school sports practices and gatherings that occurred during Labor Day Weekend, said Arnone.

As reported by Patch last week, there was a cluster of 13 COVID cases among youth ice hockey teams that practice at the Middletown Sports Complex. The Middletown Sports Complex

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