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COVID numbers dropping in Allegany County

February 4th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department reports that the COVID-19 numbers are improving across the board.

CDC COVID-19 Community Level: Low

• Percent of County Population Who Have Received a Complete Primary COVID Vaccine Series: 57.5%

• Cumulative Allegany County COVID Cases: 21,479

• Cumulative Allegany County Deaths: 385

• Cases Per 100,000 People: 9.74 (Maryland: 10.45)

• Positivity Rate: 5.44% (Maryland: 9.8%)


Daily statistics can be found at Counts are updated by 11 a.m. each day.

The Allegany County Health Department continues to offer free drive-thru COVID testing at the Allegany County Fairgrounds on Mondays from 2-7 p.m. and on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. COVID vaccination clinics are held by appointment at the health department on Willowbrook Road in Cumberland on Wednesdays. To schedule a COVID vaccination appointment or pre-register for drive-thru testing, go to or call 240-650-3999.

Think you may have been exposed to COVID-19? Free at-home rapid test kits are available at branches of the Allegany County Library System and at the health department on Willowbrook Road.