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CDC COVID-19 Community Level in Carroll County upgrades to Medium as seven jurisdictions in Maryland shift to High


Last week (May 19th) 13 jurisdictions in Maryland had moved into the “Medium” level of CDC COVID-19 Community Level. This week (May 26th) the following jurisdictions in Maryland have moved to HIGH COVID-19 Community Level per the CDC:

  • Anne Arundel County
  • Baltimore City
  • Baltimore County
  • Dorchester County
  • Howard County
  • Kent County
  • Talbot County

Per the CDC – Recommended actions based on HIGH Community level:

Wear a mask indoors in public and on public transportation. Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. If you are at high risk for severe illness, consider taking additional precautions.

Carroll County has upgraded to Medium COVID-19 Community Level as of May 26th. Here is the latest published in formation from the CDC:

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 26th: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/

Of note: 4 of the top 7 vaccinated jurisdictions (Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard and Talbot counties) have all moved into the “HIGH” COVID-19 Community Level per the CDC.

COVID-19 Positivity has recently begun to drop in Carroll County and is now at 14.11% (after hitting a high of 17.78% on May 21st during the most recent spike in numbers): https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/

The statewide COVID-19 Positivity rate for Maryland is at 8.48%.

Additional tracking of this data will continue here on The Observer.

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