Coronavirus cases across the shore: October 6, 2020


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

Maryland added 413 new cases overnight, bringing the state’s total to 128,204. The statewide positivity rate currently sits at 2.95%, down from 3.02% the previous day. Locally, Wicomico County added 17 new cases, bringing their total to 2,117, with a positivity rate of 3.53%, up from 3.24%. Worcester County added 12 new cases and currently sits at a total of 1,103, with a positivity rate of 4.25%.

In Delaware, 103 new cases were added overnight, bringing the statewide total to 21,466. The state’s positivity rate is 8.2%, which is up from 6.3%. Locally, Sussex County saw an increase of 26 cases, bringing the total to 7,050, with a positivity rate of 12.6%.

Virginia is up to nearly 145,000 cases, with a current total of 144,987. Accomack County added no new cases over the past 24 hours and remains at 1,188 cases.

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