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

Carroll County Observer

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:

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

View additional data here:

Here is a look at the highest vaccinated jurisdictions in Maryland as of May 19th:
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%:
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%


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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