Confirmed COVID-19 cases rose from six to seven in Adams County by midday Thursday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PDOH) website.

Totals also increased in surrounding counties, except Franklin, which held steady at five. Wednesday and Thursday totals were 20 and 21 for York, and 13 and 15 for Cumberland, according to PDOH.

Pennsylvania totals for the same two days rose: Positive tests from 1,193 to 1,687; negative tests from 11,193 to 16,441; and deaths from 11 to 16, with none in Adams.

Cases were in 44 counties Wednesday compared to 48 Thursday, according to the website.

In the adjoining Maryland counties, cases rose from seven to 14 in Frederick and five to seven in Carroll, according to the Md. Department of Health website. Across Maryland, totals for Wednesday and Thursday rose from 423 to 580. Deaths were unchanged at four.

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