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NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County officials on Monday reported more than 100 new positive cases of the coronavirus and six more virus-related deaths over the most recent three-day period.

The total 117 new positive cases, reported for the period Saturday through Monday, bring the county’s total number of cases to 8,319 since March 7 when the first two cases of the virus were identified in the county. Nineteen of the individuals resided in long-term care facilities and the remaining individuals were other members of the community.

The positive individuals, 58 females and 59 males, ranged in age from 1 to 97 and they resided in 37 municipalities, officials reported.

Officials also reported six more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the county’s death toll to 797 since the pandemic began in March. The five women and one man ranged in age from 62 to 84. All six of the individuals resided in long-term care facilities.

To date, 421 females and 376 males have died from the virus.

According to county data, 664 of the total 797 deaths were individuals who resided in long-term care facilities.

Officials stressed that testing for anyone who needs or wants to be tested will be available at the county’s community-based testing sites in Pottstown, Norristown and Whitpain on Tuesday.

A walk-up testing site is available at the county’s Office of Public Health Pottstown Health Center at 364 King St. Testing will be available on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment only. To make an appointment, residents should call 610-970-2937 beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

A walk-up testing site also is located on the parking lot of the Delaware Valley Community Health Norristown Regional Health Center, 1401 DeKalb St., in Norristown. Testing will be available on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Residents can register for testing by calling 610-592-0680 starting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The walk-up sites will be closed July 1 to July 5. Officials said the plan is to reopen the Pottstown and Norristown walk-up sites on July 6.

Officials have said additional walk-up sites are being planned at other locations in the county and the final plan will be announced later this week.

The drive-thru testing site at the central campus of the Montgomery County Community College in Whitpain will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, after which the site will be closed.

Registration for appointments will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and will remain open until all available spots are filled. Individuals can register online at www.montcopa.org/COVID-19 or can call 610-631-3000 to register for a testing appointment.

The drive-thru site in Whitpain has been in operation since April 16.

Information about additional testing sites, including pharmacies, many of which operate over the weekend, can be found at www.montcopa.org/COVID-19 under the “County Testing Information” button.

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