Coronavirus cases across the shore: October 7, 2020


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

In Maryland, 460 new cases were added in the last 24 hours, bringing the state’s total to 128,664. The statewide positivity rate sits at 2.9%. Locally, Wicomico County added 18 new cases, bringing their total to 2,135, with a positivity rate of 3.68%. Worcester County added two new cases, with a total of 1,105, and a positivity rate of 3.98%.

Delaware added 84 new cases overnight, bringing their total to 21,550. The statewide positivity rate is currently 5.4%, down from 8.3% the previous day. Locally, Sussex County added 16 new cases, bringing the county-wide total to 7,066, with a positivity rate of 8.2%.

Virginia added 475 new cases, with a current total of 145,462. Accomack County continues to report no new cases and remains at 1,188.

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