BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Prince George County will let its COVID-19 emergency expire on Wednesday at 5pm, said County Executive Angela alsobrooks.
District lifted its in-house mask mission on February 28th.
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As of February 7, the county has reported fewer than 100 new cases per day, alsobrook’s office said. As of March 7, the positivity rate is 1.7% and the weekly case rate per 100,000 residents is 28.37.
“Over the past few weeks, we have continued to make great strides in the fight against COVID-19,” he also said. “Thanks to the hard work of the Prince of Georgia, we have seen our case rate drop significantly from the rise of the Omicron variant, so we feel comfortable with this decision to continue. into the next phase of this pandemic.”
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According to recently published guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the county has transmission level “low”, that is, no mask is required. People with symptoms should still get tested for the virus.
The County Health Department and Office of Emergency Management will continue to provide The county executive office said COVID-19 vaccination and testing rooms are free at various locations.
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Since the start of the pandemic, Prince George County has reported 169,163 cases – the most in the state – and 2,070 deaths, according to data from the Maryland Department of Health.
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