Coronavirus cases on the Shore: October 1, 2020


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

Maryland saw an increase of 785 cases over the last 24 hours, bringing the statewide total to 125,510. The statewide positivity rate is 2.88%, up 0.2% from the previous day. Locally, Wicomico County has passed 2,000 cases, with a total of 2,016, and a positivity rate of 3.94%, down 0.7% from the previous day.

In Delaware, 20,787 cases have been confirmed, with a positivity rate of 9.3%, down from 9.8% the previous day. Locally, Sussex County currently sit at 6,807 total cases, with a positivity rate of 10.7%, an increase of 5.7% from the previous day.

Virginia is reporting 450 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing their total to 140,990. The state’s positivity rate currently sits at 4.5%. Accomack County is reporting 1,182 total cases.

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