CDC COVID-19 Community Level in Carroll County remains LOW as additional jurisdictions in Maryland shift to Medium

Carroll County Observer

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CDC

Last week (May 12th) seven jurisdictions in Maryland had moved into the “Medium” level of CDC COVID-19 Community Level: Montgomery County, Howard County, Baltimore City, Kent County, Wicomico County, Somerset County and Worcester County. Additional jurisdictions have moved into the “Medium” category as of May 19th:

  • Anne Arundel County
  • Baltimore County
  • Cecil County
  • Charles County
  • Harford County
  • Prince George’s County

This brings the total number of jurisdictions in Maryland to 13 in the “Medium” category for COVID-19 Community Level per the CDC.

Carroll County remains low as of May 19th. Here is the latest published in formation from the CDC:

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CDC

Note: The COVID-19 Community Level and associated metrics presented above are updated by the CDC weekly on Thursday.

View additional data here: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view?list_select_state=Maryland&data-type=CommunityLevels&null=CommunityLevels&list_select_county=24013

Here is a look at the highest vaccinated jurisdictions in Maryland as of May 19th: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/

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Maryland Department of Health

Of note: 4 of the top 5 vaccinated jurisdictions (Montgomery, Howard, Anne Arundel and Prince George’s) have all moved into the “medium” COVID-19 Community Level per the CDC. Carroll County currently ranks 8th in vaccination rate in Maryland with 72.4% of the population fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Positivity rate continues to rise in Carroll County and is now over 16%: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/

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Maryland Department of Health

Recent COVID-19 positivity rates in Carroll County:

  • 1.66% on March 22nd
  • 5.15% on May 1st
  • 14.92% on May 16th
  • 16.25% on May 19th

Positive rate for the state of Maryland on May 19th is 8.12%

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The Carroll County Observer will continue to monitor the changes as the COVID-19 numbers remain at a higher than normal level. You can follow updates on the CCO WEBSITE or FACEBOOK PAGE

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