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20 more Mainers died with coronavirus, deadliest day since pandemic began

227 new cases reported by Maine CDC for Tuesday
Published: Dec. 1, 2020 at 8:46 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The latest daily update from the Maine CDC shows Tuesday, December 1st with the most reported single day coronavirus-related deaths since they began recording statistics back in March.

10 deaths being reported in Androscoggin County, 3 in Penobscot County, 2 in York County, one each in Kennebec, Oxford, Knox, Washington as well as the first reported death from COVID-19 in Piscataquis County.

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in our state now stands at 214.

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday the reporting times on some of those deaths were delayed.

They span from November 16th to November 30th.

Here is more specific information from The Maine CDC:

  • A man in his 80s from Penobscot County died on Nov. 30
  • A man in his 60s from Oxford County died on Nov. 30
  • A man in his 70s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 29
  • A man in his 70s from Washington County died on Nov 29
  • A man in his 70s from Kennebec County died on Nov. 29
  • A man in his 90s from York County died on Nov. 29
  • A woman in her 70s from Penobscot County died on Nov. 28
  • A man in his 80s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 28
  • A woman in her 90s from Androscoggin County who died on Nov. 28
  • A woman in her 90s from Penobscot County who died on Nov. 27
  • A man in his 70s from Piscataquis County who died on Nov. 27
  • A woman in her 80s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 26
  • A woman in her 70s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 26
  • A man in his 80s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 26
  • A man in his 80s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 24
  • A man in his 80s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 24
  • A man in his 80s from York County died on Nov. 24
  • A man in his 90s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 23
  • A man in his 80s from Androscoggin County died on Nov. 23
  • A man in his 80s from Knox County died on Nov. 16

The Maine CDC also reporting 227 new cases.

That brings the total number of cases in our state to 11,976.

2,398 are active.

Coronavirus statistics for Tuesday, December 1st
Coronavirus statistics for Tuesday, December 1st(WABI TV)

48 coronavirus related patients are currently in critical care. 22 are on ventilators, according to the Maine CDC.

Cumberland County is reporting the largest jump with 45 new cases. But right behind is Penobscot County with 43 new cases.

Androscoggin has 33, York County with 29, and Kennebec County adding 22 new cases.

Both Somerset and Oxford counties with an additional 10 cases each. Franklin and Aroostook counties both have 8 new cases each.

Lincoln is the only county not reporting a change.

County by county breakdown of coronavirus cases in Maine for Tuesday, December 1st.
County by county breakdown of coronavirus cases in Maine for Tuesday, December 1st.(WABI TV)

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