Maine CDC reports 170 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths (15 from records review)

Maine COVID-19 statistics, updated Feb. 24
Maine COVID-19 statistics, updated Feb. 24(WABI)
Published: Feb. 24, 2021 at 8:48 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Seventeen more Mainers have died with COVID-19.

That’s the most deaths reported in a single day since there were 23 on February 2nd.

The Maine CDC says 15 of the deaths occurred between January 26th and February 14th.

They were confirmed through a review of vital records.

Today’s reporting shows six deaths in Penobscot County.

Three in York County.

Oxford and Sagadahoc have two, while Cumberland, Androscoggin, Somerset, and Hancock all have one new death each.

Total deaths rise to 677.

Wednesday’s report from the Maine CDC also shows 170 new cases of coronavirus in our state.

There have been 43,900 cases in Maine since the pandemic started. Of those, 34,723 are confirmed.

Maine COVID-19 statistics by county, updated Feb. 24
Maine COVID-19 statistics by county, updated Feb. 24(WABI)

Penobscot County is reporting 25 new cases. Kennebec County has 11.

After three-straight days of no new cases, Franklin County is reporting seven.

Aroostook County is actually showing one fewer case than yesterday.

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