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273 new cases of coronavirus since Saturday

Maine CDC showing no new deaths
Published: Aug. 3, 2021 at 8:50 AM EDT
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Latest coronavirus case and vaccine data for Maine
Latest coronavirus case and vaccine data for Maine(WABI TV)

Maine (WABI) - Mainers in five counties are now being recommended to wear masks in indoor public settings based on the spread of COVID-19.

According to the US CDC, there are “high” coronavirus transmission levels in Waldo County and “substantial” levels in Penobscot, Somerset, Lincoln, and York counties.

Penobscot, Lincoln and York counties bumped into that category late Tuesday afternoon.

The Maine CDC is reporting 273 newly recorded cases of coronavirus in our state.

No new deaths to report, that total remains at 900 since the pandemic began.

22 patients are in critical care, 8 are on ventilators according to the Maine CDC.

Penobscot County reporting 34 new cases, 29 in Waldo County and 16 in Kennebec.

Only Washington County is reporting no new case increase.

1,324 new doses of the coronavirus vaccine administered according to the state’s vaccination dashboard.

60.79% of eligible Mainers have now received the final dose.

817,211 final doses given out in our state.

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