Coronavirus cases across the shore: October 8, 2020


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

Maryland added more than 700 new cases over the last 24 hours, bringing the state’s total to 129,425, with a positivity rate of 2.79%. Locally, Wicomico County added 22 new cases, bringing their total to 2,157, with a positivity rate of 3.74%. Worcester County added 7 new cases and currently sits at 1,112, with a positivity rate of 4.1%.

In Delaware, 132 new cases were added overnight, with state totals currently at 21,682. The current statewide positivity rate is 5%. Locally, Sussex County added 46 new cases, with a current total of 7,112, and a positivity rate of 10.2%.

The state of Virginia added more than 1,000 cases overnight and currently sits at a total of 146,957 cases. Accomack County remains steady at 1,188 cases with no new cases all week.

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