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