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Mountain Maryland COVID-19 Stats Revealed

August 2nd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department reported five additional cases of COVID-19 Friday, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 267. The latest cases involve a man in his 70s, a man and a woman in their 50s, and two females in their teens. None of them has required hospitalization, according to health officials. The Garrett County Health Department received a positive COVID-19 result for one additional person, bringing the current county total to 43. The new positive COVID-19 case is an asymptomatic woman in her 80s who is isolating at home. Initially, the county reported the total count at 45, but the state has scaled that back to 43. The final results are in for the community COVID-19 testing held in Garrett County on July 17. The total tests administered were just under 530, with only 5 positive results. The Garrett County totals were 445 tests, with only one positive, The additional 4 positives were not from Garrett County and were not added to the county total

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