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Latest COVID-19 Numbers for Allegany County

September 19th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department has released the latest COVID-19 data for the area. Allegany County currently is the only one of Maryland's 24 jurisdictions listed in the high transmission rate category. 

CDC COVID-19 Community Level: High
• Percent of Allegany County Population Fully Vaccinated (based on CDC data): 56.6%
• New COVID Cases This Week: 156 (cumulative total 19,901)
• Additional Deaths This Week: 1 (cumulative total 378)
• Cases Per 100,000 People: 31.65 (Maryland: 16.33)
• Positivity Rate: 12.8% (Maryland: 9.05%)