Second child inAllegany County tests positive for COVID-19

CUMBERLAND — A second child in Allegany County has tested positive for COVID-19, health officials said Thursday evening. 

The girl, who is under 10 years old, has not required hospitalization, according to a news release issued by the Allegany County Health Department.

The girl is the second school-age child in the county to contract the disease. Health officials reported the first, a boy, on April 14.

Allegany County has 166 cases of COVID-19. Sixteen people have died.

According to state statistics, there have been 928 cases of the coronavirus in children ages 9 or under. In those 10-19, 1,736 cases have been confirmed.

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