Coronavirus cases across the shore: October 5, 2020


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

Maryland added 501 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the statewide total to 127,791. The state’s positivity rate currently sits at 3.02%, an increase of 0.01 over the past 24 hours. Locally, Wicomico County is up to 2,100 cases, with a positivity rate of 3.24%. Worcester County sits at 1,091 total cases, with a 3.41% positivity rate.

Delaware is up to 21,363 total cases, with a statewide positivity rate of 7.2%, down from 8.9% the previous day. Locally, Sussex County is up to 7,024 cases, with a positivity rate of 7.3%, which is down nearly 5% in 48 hours.

In Virginia, total cases statewide are up to 144,439. Accomack County currently sits at 1,188 cases.

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