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Allegany County COVID-19 Case Rate still below State Average

May 28th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County COVID-19 case rate currently stands at 20.49 cases per 100,000 population, below the Maryland rate of 36.4 cases per 100,000. The Allegany County COVID-19 case rate has remained below the Maryland rate for the past two months.


The Allegany County Fairgrounds COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites are temporarily suspended due to an event at the fairgrounds. Testing at the fairgrounds will resume on June 1. Vaccinations at the fairgrounds will resume June 8.


COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 continue to be offered on Wednesday afternoons at the Allegany County Health Department (12501 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland) from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be scheduled by going to the health department website at  For assistance registering for an appointment, county residents can call the COVID-19 call center at 240-650-3999.




  • CDC COVID-19 Community Level:  Low
  • New COVID Cases This Week: 101 (cumulative total 17,501)
  • Additional Deaths This Week: 0 (cumulative total 363)
  • Cases Per 100,000 People: 20.49 (Maryland: 36.4)
  • Positivity Rate: 8.36% (Maryland: 8.55%)