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Wicomico County’s cases up 107%; Maryland cases surge 79.6%

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New coronavirus cases leaped in Maryland in the week ending Sunday, rising 79.6% as 3,146 cases were reported. The previous week had 1,752 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19.

Maryland ranked 44th 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 53.6% from the week before, with 559,334 cases reported. With 1.82% of the country’s population, Maryland had 0.56% of the country’s cases in the last week. Across the country, 50 states had more cases in the latest week than they did in the week before.

Wicomico County reported 89 cases and one death in the latest week. A week earlier, it had reported 43 cases and one death. Throughout the pandemic it has reported 7,892 cases and 175 deaths.



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Source: GANNETT Syndication Service