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Maine CDC reports 724 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Maine COVID-19 statistics, updated Jan. 12
Maine COVID-19 statistics, updated Jan. 12(WABI)
Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 8:54 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - After a few days of relatively low levels of new COVID-19 cases, the Maine CDC reported 724 on Tuesday. It’s the fifth time the state has been over 700 in a single day.

Another 11 Mainers have died with the coronavirus. The Maine CDC says one was a resident of Androscoggin County, four were from Cumberland County, one was from Oxford County, three were from Penobscot County, one was from Somerset County and one was from York County. Four of the people who died were women, while seven were men. Four were between 50 and 59 years old, four were between 70 and 79 years old, and three were 80 or older.

In all, 449 Mainers have died with the coronavirus.

Total cases now surpass 30,300. Of those, 25,163 are confirmed.

Maine COVID-19 statistics by county, updated Jan. 12
Maine COVID-19 statistics by county, updated Jan. 12(WABI)

All counties except Waldo and Piscataquis are reporting at least double-digit increases.

Kennebec County has 70 new cases.

Aroostook County cases jump by 60.

Penobscot County has 45, Washington County 23.

After two-straight days of no new cases, Franklin County reported an additional 11 on Tuesday.

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