Maine CDC reports new death in Kennebec County and 421 active cases of coronavirus across the state
AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The Maine CDC is reporting one new death of an individual with coronavirus in Kennebec County.
The new reported death was a man in his 80s.
This makes the 11th death in that county and brings the total death toll overall to 122 in the state.
Thursday’s numbers from the CDC show an increase of 27 new cases of the virus in the state.
Some cases have been reclassified so the overall case count is only up by 22 bringing the total to 3,888.
421 are active cases, an increase of 12 since Wednesday.
Nine more recoveries overnight brings the total to 3,345.
86% of those who have contracted the virus have recovered.
The county-by-county breakdown shows the largest increase of cases was in York County. Eight new cases are being reported there bringing the total to 641.
Hancock county was the second largest increase at four new cases. There are a total of nine active cases there.
Doctor Nirav Shah did announce an outbreak at Hancock Foods in Ellsworth Tuesday afternoon.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:
- Deaths: 122
- Total cases: 3,888
- Confirmed cases: 3,477
- Probable cases: 411
- Cumulative positivity rate: 2.74%
- Patients recovered: 3,345
- Active cases: 421
- Currently hospitalized: 11
- Patients in intensive care unit: 8
- Patients on ventilators: 3
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