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Record number of COVID-19 hospitalizations reported

These are the latest numbers reported over the last three days.
These are the latest numbers reported over the last three days.(Maine CDC)
Published: Dec. 21, 2021 at 9:26 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) -The Maine CDC is reporting 1,558 new COVID-19 cases since Saturday.

22 more Mainers have died with COVID.

161 new cases come from Penobscot County.

There’s 146 in Kennebec, 71 in Hancock, 67 in Somerset, and 66 in Waldo.

Tuesday, a record 387 people are in the hospital with the virus.

125 people are in intensive care.

62 are on ventilators.

There are 54 ICU beds available statewide right now.

The number of Mainers who are fully vaccinated has surpassed 70% of the total population.

According to the Maine CDC, nearly 7,900 new vaccinations were administered on Monday.

About 6,100 were booster shots.

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