New cases of coronavirus in Maine top 800 mark for first time ever
833 new cases, 4 new deaths according to Maine CDC
Maine (WABI)- Another record breaking day in Maine when it comes to newly recorded coronavirus cases. The Maine CDC is reporting 833.
That’s the first time our state has ever topped the 800-mark.
Another four Mainers have died with the coronavirus. The Maine CDC says two were residents of Penobscot County and two were residents of York County. Three of the people who died were women, while one was a man. One was between 70 and 79 years old, and three were 80 or older.
Total cases for the state are now 31,150. Of those, 25,708 are confirmed by the Maine C-D-C.
The death toll now stands at 453 since the pandemic began.
As of Tuesday, 68 coronavirus patients in Maine were hospitalized in critical condition. 27 were on ventilators.
The highest new cases are being recorded in Southern Maine. York County with nearly 200 new ones. Cumberland County reporting 168.
Kennebec County reporting 100 new cases.
Penobscot with 66, Somerset 28 and Knox 14.
Waldo, Washington, Piscataquis, Hancock and Lincoln all reporting single digit increases.
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