Maryland reported no new coronavirus deaths on Sunday, Oct. 18. 

EASTON — The Talbot County Health Department reported nine new local coronavirus cases on Sunday, Oct. 18.

There are currently 37 active COVID-19 cases in Talbot County, according to the local health agency.

There have been 25 new coronavirus cases reported locally since Oct. 15.

There have been 618 confirmed COVID cases in the county since the pandemic started in March. The positivity rate for COVID-19 tests stands at 3.78%, the county health department reported Sunday.

The Maryland Department of Health reported 530 new COVID cases statewide on Sunday, Oct. 18. There were no new deaths reported and the statewide positivity rate edged down to 3.14%.

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