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64 New COVID Cases, 1 Additional Death in Allegany County

September 3rd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

There will be no drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Monday, September 6 due to the Labor Day holiday.  The Allegany County Health Department announced that drive-thru testing will resume next Wednesday, September 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Allegany County Fairgrounds Ag Pavilion, 11400 Moss Avenue, Cumberland. 

Regular hours for the testing clinic are Mondays from 2 to 7 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  No appointment is needed, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged to minimize wait times at the clinic.  Pre-registration can be done online any time prior to coming to the clinic by going to and clicking on the pre-registration link under “COVID-19 Information” on the right side of the page.

Free COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue every Wednesday on the ground floor of the Allegany County Health Department main building, 12501 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland.   From 9 a.m. to noon both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines are offered for those age 18 and older.  Then, from 1 to 4 p.m. the Pfizer COVID vaccine is offered for those age 12 and older.  No appointment needed.  Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

As of September 2, 42.5% of Allegany County residents were fully vaccinated against COVID-19, compared to 62.0% of all Marylanders. 

Allegany County COVID-19 Case Statistics as of September 2:

  • New COVID Cases:  64 (cumulative total 7,783)
  • Additional Deaths:  1 (cumulative total 218)
  • Cases Per 100,000 Population:  42.81 (Maryland: 20.06)
  • Positivity Rate:  9.33% (Maryland: 4.89%)