The Allegany County Health Department reports there have been only 18 new cases added to the state’s dashboard in the past week. The county’s COVID-19 Community Level, as reported by the CDC remains low, as does the rest of the state. There have been two COVID-related deaths. The local positivity rate is lower than the state as a whole, at 1.88%; Maryland’s rate is 3.06%. The percentage of residents in the county who are fully vaccinated, is holding at 56.1%.