Montgomery County’s seven-day average of new COVID-19 known cases per 100,000 residents is the lowest it’s been since early December.

As of Friday, the seven-day average for cases in the county is 32 per 100,000 residents — considered a “very high risk” of transmission by the county’s health department.

However, the number is at its lowest since Dec. 3, when the average was 29.5.

The highest the average was 49.8 on Jan. 12, which has been followed by a steady decline.

On Saturday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported an increase of 402 cases in Montgomery County, bringing the total number of cases the county has had to 58,710.

Two additional confirmed deaths were reported in the county. The county’s death toll is now at 1,256.

Across the state, known cases increased by 2,097, bringing the total case count to 352,726.

The state’s death toll is at 6,931 — 31 of which were added since Friday morning.

There are 1,560 people who are hospitalized with the virus in Maryland.