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Weekend Brings 62 New COVID Cases to Allegany County

November 2nd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department reports 62 new COVID-19 cases in Allegany County since Friday, bringing the cumulative total number of cases to 857. The latest cases include nine children age 12 or under, two females and seven males in their teens, three females and nine males in their 20s, eight females and three males in their 30s, two males in their 40s, five females and four males in their 50s, five females and one male in their 60s, a male and female in their 70s and two females in their 80s.

Health officials continue to urge everyone to do their part to limit the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a mask when around others, washing hands frequently, sanitizing high-touch surfaces, avoiding large gatherings, and maintaining social distancing of at least six feet from other people. These simple precautions will limit the spread of COVID-19 and save lives.

County residents are also urged to get a flu shot this fall to help minimize the impact of two dangerous respiratory illnesses circulating at one time.