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Wicomico County COVID cases increased by 256 this week

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New coronavirus cases leaped in Maryland in the week ending Sunday, rising 14.2% as 8,014 cases were reported. The previous week had 7,016 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19.

Maryland ranked 49th among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA TODAY Network analysis of Johns Hopkins University data shows. In the latest week coronavirus cases in the United States increased 5.4% from the week before, with 1,086,936 cases reported. With 1.82% of the country’s population, Maryland had 0.74% of the country’s cases in the last week. Across the country, 39 states had more cases in the latest week than they did in the week before.

Wicomico County reported 256 cases and two deaths in the latest week. A week earlier, it had reported 209 cases and two deaths. Throughout the pandemic it has reported 8,751 cases and 183 deaths.

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Source: GANNETT Syndication Service