Coronavirus cases across the shore: October 16, 2020
DELMARVA – Below is an update on COVID-19 cases across the Eastern Shore.
Maryland added 781 new cases overnight, bringing the statewide total to 134,329, with a positivity rate remaining at just over 3%. Wicomico County added 28 new cases overnight and currently sits at a total of 2,287 with a positivity rate of 4.42%, up just slightly from the previous day. Worcester County added eight new cases, bringing their total to 1,159, with a positivity rate of 2.87%.
In Delaware, 164 new cases were added overnight, bringing the total to 22,724. The positivity rate statewide jumped to 6.3% from 5% the previous day. Locally, Sussex County added 44 new cases, bringing their total to 7,390, with a positivity rate jumping to 9.8% from 6.9% the previous day.
Virginia added just over 1,000 new cases over the past 24 hours and currently sits at 154,126 total confirmed cases. Accomack County added just one new case, bringing their total to 1,198.