COVID-19 Latest: One more death in Maine from coronavirus

Published: Apr. 27, 2020 at 11:57 AM EDT
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More than half of the people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in Maine - have recovered.

However, one more person has died from the virus here in Maine, bringing the death toll in the state to 51.

That person is from Kennebec County.

In total there have been 1,023 confirmed cases while 549 have made a recovery.

161 people have been hospitalized.

There are now 459 cases in Cumberland County - a rise of 5 since Sunday.

2 more cases in Penobscot County from Sunday - there are now 55.

Governor Mills led the daily briefing Monday afternoon.

Dr. Nirav Shah was not at Monday's daily briefing as he was dealing with a family matter.

Dr. Shah is expected to return Tuesday.