Coronavirus cases across the shore: October 23, 2020


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

Maryland added 712 new cases overnight, bringing the state’s total to 138,691, and a positivity rate of 3%. Wicomico County added 21 new cases, bringing the county total to 2,418, with a positivity rate of 4.33%. Worcester County added just five new cases and has a positivity rate of 3.39%.

In Delaware, more than 350 new cases were added overnight. The state currently sits at a total of 23,687 confirmed cases, with a positivity rate of 7.6%, down from over 8% the previous day. Locally, Sussex County added 102 new cases, bringing their total to 7,711, with a positivity rate of 10.2%.

The state of Virginia added nearly 1,000 new cases and currently sits at a total of 160,004 cases. Accomack County has 1,206 total cases.

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