Increase in pending tests after nursing home testing
The Allegany County Health Department reports one new case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 149. The latest case is a male in his 30s who has not required hospitalization.
As of Wednesday, 1,651 Allegany County residents have been tested for COVID-19. 1,175 tested negative, 149 tested positive, and 327 tests are still pending. The increased number of pending tests is due to Allegany Health Nursing and Rehabilitation testing all of its residents and staff members through the Maryland National Guard nursing home testing initiative.