Another prime minister died as health officials reported 339 new cases of coronavirus across the state on Monday.
Monday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 19,285. Of these, 16,721 were confirmed positive, while 2,564 were classified as “probable cases,” according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
The agency has not changed its cumulative total since Sunday from 18,946. As the Maine CDC continues to investigate previously reported cases, some are determined not to have been coronavirus or coronavirus cases not involving Mainers. These are eliminated from the cumulative total of the state. The Bangor Daily News reports the number of new cases reported to the Maine CDC in the past 24 hours, rather than the increase in cumulative daily cases.
The latest death was an 80-year-old woman from Cumberland County. The national death toll is now 293. No further information was reported immediately on the deaths reported on Monday. Almost all deaths occurred in Mainers over the age of 60.
New cases have been reported in Aroostook (6), Washington (3), Hancock (1), Penobscot (13), Piscataquis (1), Somerset (11), Waldo (1), Lincoln (2), Sagadahoc (2) , Franklin (4) Androscoggin (62), Kennebec (55), Oxford (11), Cumberland (107) and York (47). Information on where another 15 cases were reported was not immediately available.
Only one county – Knox – did not report any additional cases on Monday.
The seven-day average for new coronavirus cases is 425.7 down from 437.7 a day ago, up from 364.3 a week ago and up from 190.4 a day ago. one month.
Health officials have warned Mainers that “strong and widespread” community transmission is seen across the state. Each county sees a high community transmission, which the Maine CDC defines as a case rate of 16 or more cases per 10,000 people.
There are two criteria for determining Community transmission: at least 10 confirmed cases and that at least 25% of them are not connected to known cases or travel.
So far, 980 employees have been hospitalized at one time with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Currently, 170 are hospitalized, with 44 in critical care and 18 in ventilators.
Meanwhile, another 43 people recovered from the coronavirus, bringing total recovery to 10,837. This means that there are 8,155 confirmed and “probable” active cases in the state, which is up from 7,860 on Sunday.
The majority of cases – 11,364 – were in people under the age of 50, while more cases were reported in women than in men, according to the CDC in Maine.
As of Monday, there were 1,089,701 negative test results out of 1,115,129 overall. About 2.2 percent of all tests came back positive, according to data from the Maine CDC.
Coronavirus was the most severely affected in Cumberland County, where 5,852 cases were reported and where most deaths from the virus – 84 – were concentrated. Other cases have been reported in Androscoggin (2,213), Aroostook (420), Franklin (389), Hancock (475), Kennebec (1,453), Knox (296), Lincoln (237), Oxford (880), Penobscot (1,576) , Piscataquis (92), Sagadahoc (290), Somerset (640), Waldo (336), Washington (301) and York (3,820) counties. Information on where another 15 cases were reported was not immediately available.
On Monday afternoon, the coronavirus infected 17,923,881 people in all 50 states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the US Virgin Islands, and caused 318,563 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. Drug.