Eastern Shore’s positivity rate climbs as Maryland reports 577 newly confirmed coronavirus cases – Baltimore Sun

Wicomico County– which has a population of about 104,000 people and consists of Salisbury– has a typical positivity rate nearly double that of the state at 7.02%, a boost of 0.39 portion points from Saturday. The county confirmed 16 new cases Sunday, for a total of 1,770, and has seen its typical positivity rate climb by more than 2 portion points given that Sept. 5.