County Executive Marc Elrich has tested positive for Covid-19, according to a statement he released via social media earlier this evening.
In the statement Elrich refers to mild symptoms and feeling tired.
In the last update of the Montgomery County Covid Dashboard, on December 30th prior to the holiday, transmission of Covid-19 was at the highest it has ever been with just over 995 cases per 100,000 residents in the county.
Percentage of hospital inpatient beds in the community that are occupied and percentage of all ICU beds in use remain at low utilization, while percentage of hospital inpatient beds in the community that are occupied by patients with Covid-19 is a high utilization.
Below you’ll see Elrich’s full statement:
“Today, I tested positive for COVID-19. I have mild symptoms, just feeling tired, and l am grateful to be vaccinated and boosted. I will be isolating but will continue to work from home.
The dangers of the Omicron variant are real, and I encourage everybody to take necessary steps to stay safe.
Our community’s high vaccination rate is critical to ensuring our ability to make it through this. Please remain vigilant, wear a mask, and get vaccinated and boosted!”
A Wind Advisory remains in effect on Wednesday, starting at 6pm until 4am Thursday.
Los Chorros Restaurant, located at 2420 Blueridge Ave., has been servicing the Wheaton area since 1989. This month the restaurant is celebrating its 35th anniversary.
MoCo High School Sports Playoff Scores for Feb 27, 2024:
On Monday afternoon, the Washington Capitals organized an engaging hockey clinic for fifth-grade students at Rolling Terrace Elementary School (705 Bayfield St. Takoma Park, MD).
AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.
March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm
Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841
Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit