COVID-19 Positivity Rates

COVID-19 Positivity Rates

COVID-19 Positivity Rates Inch Back Down

(April 9, 2021) Positivity rates in Pennsylvania and Maryland stabilized after four straight weeks of increasing positivity rates. The current positivity rate in Pennsylvania is 9.5%, a very slight increase of 0.1% from the previous week. In Maryland, the current positivity rate is 5.6%, same as the previous week. Positivity rates decreased or stayed the same in all but three of the counties we serve. The current positivity rates in the counties we serve are:

Pennsylvania
Adams County (10.5%, ↓1.9% from last week)
Berks County (12.7%, ↓1.5% from last week)
Cumberland County (5.2%, ↓1.2% from last week)
Dauphin County (9.8%, ↓0.1% from last week)
Franklin County (8%, ↓1.9% from last week)
Fulton County (3.4%, ↓0.4% from last week)
Lehigh County (11.5%, ↓1.5% from last week)
Northampton County (11.4%, ↓0.3% from last week)
Perry County (15.2%, ↑2.3% from last week)
Schuylkill County (13.2%, ↑1.7% from last week)
York County (11.2%, ↓0.7% from last week)

Maryland6
Carroll County (5.6%, ↑1% from last week)
Frederick County (5.9%, same as last week)
Washington County (7.9%, ↓1% from last week)

Please take these rates seriously, as they confirm that coronavirus remains very prevalent in the communities in which we live and work. Please do your part to contain the virus. Stay home when at all possible. When it comes to COVID-19 it truly is better to be safe than sorry. Your life, the lives of those dearest to you and the lives of those we serve depend on you staying virus-free.