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Allegany County COVID Case Rate Now Over Nine

May 10th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

This Thursday, May 13, a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds multipurpose building from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines will be offered. Another walk-in clinic, also at the fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., is slated for Thursday, May 20. Additional clinics will be announced as they are scheduled.

The Allegany County Health Department reports that 23,209 Allegany County residents have received their first dose of a two-dose vaccine against COVID-19 (33.0% of the population), with 18,866 of those individuals now fully vaccinated with their second dose (26.8 % of the population). The number of residents who have received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine is 2,247 (3.2 %).

By comparison, the state reported that 47.9% of all Marylanders had received their first dose of a two-dose vaccine, with 35.7% having had both doses and 3.4% vaccinated with the single-dose vaccine.

Allegany County COVID-19 Case Statistics as of May 9:

  • New COVID Cases: 14 (cumulative total 6,898)

  • Additional Deaths: 0 (cumulative total 207)

  • Cases Per 100,000 Population: 9.33 (Maryland: 9.2)

  • Positivity Rate: 4.12 % (Maryland: 3.06%)