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Maine CDC reports 71 additional COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

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Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 10:31 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WMTW) —

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 71 COVID-19 cases on Friday and one new death.

The additional cases bring the total since the beginning of the outbreak last year to 68,057.

The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is now 838. Androscoggin County reported one new death.

The Maine CDC reported that 711,651 Mainers, or 52.94% of the population, have received a final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The state also reached a new milestone Friday, with 60% of eligible Mainers having received their final vaccine dose.

Aroostook County has 2 new cases, bringing the total to 1,873.

MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:

  • Deaths: 838
  • Total cases: 68,057
  • Confirmed cases: 49,805
  • Probable cases: 18,252
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 2.8%
  • 14-day positivity rate: 1.8%
  • Currently hospitalized: 72
  • Patients in intensive care: 28
  • Patients on ventilators: 16

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