By Garrett County Joint Information Center Team
The Garrett County Health Department received notification of 112 additional COVID-19 positive cases since the last report on Wednesday, November 18th, as well as two deaths attributed to COVID-19. Both of the deceased were living in Allegany County long-term care facilities, but their official residency was Garrett County. As a general rule, COVID-19 cases are counted in the jurisdiction where they lived when infected, but deaths are attributed to the county of official residence.
These additions bring the total cumulative case count in Garrett County to 511, and the total deaths to 3. The new positive COVID-19 cases for Garrett County include:
- 1 male and 2 females age 0-9
- 2 males and 3 females age 10-19
- 11 males and 6 females in their 20s
- 6 males and 15 females in their 30s
- 7 males and 6 females in their 40s
- 9 males and 13 females in their 50s
- 7 males and 8 females in their 60s
- 7 males and 8 females in their 70s
- 1 female in her 80s
“We understand people are concerned and want to get tested because the number of cases is growing so dramatically,” said Dr. Jennifer Corder, Deputy Health Officer for Garrett and Allegany Counties. “We are currently working on a plan to increase opportunities for local testing.”
Please visit garretthealth.org to access a list of current testing options and for the most up-to-date COVID-19 information.