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Maine CDC reports 12 new coronavirus-related deaths, 277 cases

COVID-19 in Maine, updated Dec. 8
COVID-19 in Maine, updated Dec. 8(WABI)
Published: Dec. 8, 2020 at 8:37 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The Maine CDC said Tuesday 12 more Mainers have died with COVID-19.

Aroostook County had its second coronavirus-related death - a man in his 80s. A woman in her 70s in Hancock County died, along with a man in his 80s in Kennebec County.

Four women from Androscoggin County, three women in Cumberland County, and a woman and a man in York County died as well.

All were in the 70s and 80s, except the woman in York County who was in her 90s. See below for more information.

In all, 239 people have died.

Following a record day Monday, the Maine CDC reported a drop in new cases Tuesday. With 277 newly-reported cases, the total number in our state since the pandemic began reached 14,049.

Of those, 3,563 are active.

Recoveries increased by 101 to 10,247.

COVID-19 statistics in Maine by county, updated Dec. 8
COVID-19 statistics in Maine by county, updated Dec. 8(WABI)

All of Maine’s 16 counties reported new cases Tuesday.

More than half of the 277 new cases come from Cumberland (90) and York (57) counties.

Penobscot County is reporting 22 new cases. Kennebec County is reporting 13.

Here’s more specific information about the deaths reported by the Maine CDC Tuesday.

  • A woman in her 70s from Androscoggin County
  • A woman in her 80s from Androscoggin County
  • A woman in her 80s from Androscoggin County
  • A woman in her 70s from Androscoggin County
  • A man in his 80s from Aroostook County
  • A woman in her 80s from Cumberland County
  • A woman in her 80s from Cumberland County
  • A woman in her 70s from Cumberland County
  • A woman in her 70s from Hancock County
  • A man in his 80s from Kennebec County
  • A woman in her 90s from York County
  • A man in his 80s from York County

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