Coronavirus cases across the shore: October 2, 2020

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DELMARVA – Below is an update on COVID-19 cases across the Eastern Shore.

Maryland added 712 new cases over the last 24 hours, bringing the state’s total to 126,222. The state’s positivity rate sits at 2.93%, up from 2.88% the previous day. Locally, Wicomico County added nine new cases, bringing their total to 2,025, with a positivity rate of 3.81%. Worcester County currently sits at 1,071 cases, with a positivity rate of 2.74%.

In Delaware, 150 new cases were added overnight, bringing the statewide total to 20,937. The state’s positivity rate dropped to 6.9% from 9.2% the previous day. Locally, Sussex County added 106 new cases, with a positivity rate of 7.3%.

The state of Virginia added 966 new cases, bringing their total to 141,850. Accomack County only added one new case, bringing their total to 1,183.

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