Maine CDC reports 2 new COVID-19 deaths, 61 additional cases
(WMTW) The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 61 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday and two new deaths.
The additional cases bring the total since the beginning of the outbreak last year to 67,880.
The 7-day average of new daily cases dipped to 85.9, the lowest level since early November of last year.
The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is now 827. Androscoggin and Somerset counties each reported one new death.
The Maine CDC reported that 703,634 Mainers, or 52.35% of the population, have received a final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Aroostook County has 2 new cases, bringing the total to 1,869.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:
- Deaths: 827
- Total cases: 67,880
- Confirmed cases: 49,704
- Probable cases: 18,176
- Cumulative positivity rate: 2.81%
- 14-day positivity rate: 2%
- Currently hospitalized: 90
- Patients in intensive care: 30
- Patients on ventilators: 20
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