Maine CDC reports one new coronavirus-related death, 15 new cases, 43 new recoveries
AUGUSTA, Maine (WMTW) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new coronavirus-related death on Tuesday and 15 additional cases.
The new death was reported in Somerset County and brings the total number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died to 137.
The additional 15 cases bring the total since the outbreak began to 4,918.
A total of 4,280 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 43 over the past 24 hours.
Active cases decreased from 530 on Monday to 501 on Tuesday.
Aroostook County has one new case, bringing the total to 42. Two cases in the The County at active.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:
- Deaths: 137
- Total cases: 4,918
- Confirmed cases: 4,415
- Probable cases: 503
- Cumulative positivity rate: 1.68%
- 14-day positivity rate: 0.5%
- Patients recovered: 4,280
- Active cases: 501
- Currently hospitalized: 9
- Patients in intensive care unit: 5
- Patients on ventilators: 3
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