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Maine CDC reports 1 new Covid-19 death and 116 new cases

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Published: May. 23, 2021 at 6:27 PM EDT|Updated: May. 23, 2021 at 6:28 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WAGM) - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new COVID-19 death on Saturday and 116 additional cases.

The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is now 820 and the woman who died was from Lincoln County.

The 116 additional cases bring the total since the beginning of the outbreak in Maine to 66,979.

The Maine CDC said 672,585 Mainers, or 56.8% of the population, have received their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Aroostook County has 2 new cases, bringing the total to 1,821.

MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:

  • Deaths: 820
  • Total cases: 66,979
  • Confirmed cases: 49,116
  • Probable cases: 17,863
  • 14-day positivity rate: 2.2%
  • Currently hospitalized: 118
  • Patients in intensive care: 44
  • Patients on ventilators: 18

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