Maine CDC reports 4 new coronavirus-related deaths, 237 new cases
Penobscot County reports sixth death in three days
AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The Maine CDC is reporting four more COVID-19 related deaths and another 237 cases in the state Wednesday.
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in Penobscot County has nearly doubled in three days.
On Sunday, the Maine CDC showed seven deaths there. As of Wednesday, that number is 12 with the death of a man in his 80s.
A man in his 80s from Hancock County, a woman in her 70s from Kennebec County and a man in his 90s from Oxford County also died.
The death toll in the state is now 218.
Overall cases surpass 12,000 to 12,208. Of those, 2,426 are active.
Recoveries are up 200 to 9,564.
All 16 Maine counties reported an increase of cases Wednesday.
York County has 37 more cases, Cumberland County 36 and Penobscot County 35 more cases.
Hancock County reports 27 more cases. Active cases there spiked by 21.
Piscataquis County added three more cases Wednesday.
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