These Are The Counties In The Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area With The Least COVID-19

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As the omicron variant spreads, new daily cases of COVID-19 have hit new highs in the United States. To date, 53,506,483 Americans have been infected with the virus — and 816,686 have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of the highest known infections rates in the world.

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In the Baltimore-Columbia-Towson metropolitan area, located in Maryland, a total of 308,873 COVID-19 cases have been reported to date. Adjusted for population, there have been 11,058 reported infections for every 100,000 people in the area — below the national rate of 16,354 cases per 100,000 people.

The lower than average per capita COVID-19 infection rate across Baltimore-Columbia-Towson is being driven by one area in particular.

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The broader Baltimore metro area comprises seven counties or county equivalents — and of them, Carroll County in Maryland has the fewest COVID-19 cases per capita. So far, there have been a total of 14,809 infections in Carroll County, or 8,840 for every 100,000 people.

Though Carroll County has the lowest per capita infection rate in the Baltimore metro area, its per capita fatality rate is closely in line with the regional average.

There have been a total of 188 coronavirus-related deaths for every 100,000 people in Carroll County, compared to 190 COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 across the entire Baltimore-Columbia-Towson metro area.

All COVID-19 data used in this story are current as of Jan. 3, 2022.

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