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Grim COVID Numbers Hitting Western Maryland

November 21st, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Hundreds of new COVID-19 cases in Western Maryland- and deaths reported in both Allegany and Garrett counties in Friday.  The Allegany County Health Department reported  seven additional people had died, raising the overall toll to 47. Seventeen deaths have been linked to the virus since Nov. 13. Garrett County health officials reported two COVID-related deaths Friday — both were living in long-term care facilities in Allegany County, but their official place of residence was Garrett. The Garrett deaths raised the county toll to three. The first was in September.