There have been 32 new COVID-19 cases in Allegany County this week, with one additional COVID-related death. The Community Level, according to the CDC remains low in Allegany County. The state positivity rate has risen to just over 6 per cent, while the local rate remains under 4 per cent. Health officials continue to promote the Moderna and Pfizer COVID vaccines over the J & J vaccine, based on extensive analysis of the safety and efficacy of the vaccines. Testing and vaccine information can be found on the Allegany County Health Department website.