The Wicomico County Health Department has reported substantial increases in the number of confirmed novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the County in the last week.
Since Monday, the county’s number of cases has gone up 137%. From Friday to Saturday, the County saw it’s highest increase in cases this week: adding 35 new cases.
Wicomico County now has nearly as many cases of the coronavirus as the rest of Maryland’s Eastern Shore counties combined.
The Wicomico County Health Department is continuing to conduct contact tracing for individuals who have had contact with COVID-19 positive individuals. Officials say they will release a breakdown of community transmission in the coming days.