LOCAL COVID NUMBERS SHOW RISE

COVID-19 cases in Mathews and Gloucester continued to rise this week, with 11 new cases reported in Mathews, bringing the total to 92. In Gloucester, there were 16 new cases reported, bringing the total so far to 265. The Gazette Journal (www.gazettejournal.net) reports that a third death was reported in Gloucester on Wednesday. There have been no additional deaths reported from the virus in Mathews. Both counties have added an additional hospitalization… adding upt to a total of 7 in Mathews County so far, and 14 in Gloucester County since March.