Coronavirus cases across the shore: October 19, 2020
DELMARVA – Below is an update on COVID-19 across the Eastern Shore.
Maryland added just under 500 new cases over the past 24, and currently sits at 136,154 total confirmed cases. The statewide positivity rate is 3.14%. Locally, Wicomico County sits at 2,357 cases with a positivity rate of 4.57%. Worcester County has 1,168 confirmed cases and a positivity rate of 2.92%.
Delaware is up to 23,196 total cases statewide, with a positivity rate of 5.7%. Sussex County has a total of 7,560 confirmed cases and a positivity rate of 9.6%.
In Virginia, nearly 700 new cases were added over the last 24 hours, bringing the state’s total to 156,439. Accomack County sits at 1,200 total cases.