Since Wednesday, the Allegany County Health Department has reported no new COVID-19 related deaths and 15 new cases, bring the case count to 6,348. The county is slightly above the state average per 100,000 cases, but slightly below the statewide positivity rate. The Allegany County Health Department reports that vaccination efforts in the county continue to exceed the statewide average for first-dose vaccinations. To date, 8,275 county residents have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. This is equal to 11.8% of the county population – slightly higher than the statewide average of 10.0%. Additionally, ACHD reported that, of those who have been vaccinated, over one quarter have received their second dose.