First COVID-19 related death reported in Aroostook County

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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The Maine CDC Friday is reporting two new COVID-19 related deaths, including that of a person in Aroostook County- the first for that area.

The other death was in Kennebec County.

This brings the state's death toll to 75.

The number of cases, overall, jumped by 71. The total in the state is now 1,948.

1,749 of those cases confirmed, 199 are probable.

So far, officials say that 1,192 Mainers have been ill but have recovered.