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Another 15 cases of the new coronavirus have been detected in Maine.
There have now been 1,477 confirmed and likely coronavirus cases across all of Maine’s counties, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up from 1,462 on Monday.
Of those, 1,338 have been confirmed positive, while 139 are likely positive, according to the Maine CDC.
No new deaths were reported Tuesday, leaving the statewide death toll at 65.
So far, 202 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. Of those, 34 people are currently hospitalized, with 17 in critical care and eight on ventilators, according to the Maine CDC.
Meanwhile, 913 people have fully recovered from the coronavirus, meaning there are 499 active and likely cases in the state. That’s down from 525 on Monday.
A majority of the cases have been in Mainers over age 50, while more cases have been reported in women than men, according to the Maine CDC.
Another 22,092 people have tested negative for the coronavirus, according to the Maine CDC.
So far, the coronavirus has hit hardest in Cumberland County, where 721 cases have been confirmed and where the bulk of virus deaths — 31 — have been concentrated. It is one of four counties — the others are Androscoggin, Penobscot and York, with 97, 90 and 264 cases, respectively — where “community transmission” has been confirmed, according to the Maine CDC.
There are two criteria for establishing community transmission: at least 10 confirmed cases and that at least 25 percent of those are not connected to either known cases or travel. That second condition has not yet been “satisfied” in other counties.
Other cases have been detected in Aroostook (6), Franklin (31), Hancock (10), Kennebec (111), Knox (19), Lincoln (15), Oxford (17), Piscataquis (1), Sagadahoc (21), Somerset (17) Waldo (49) and Washington (2) counties. Information about where another six cases were detected wasn’t immediately available Tuesday.
As of midday Tuesday, the coronavirus has sickened 1,354,504 people in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as caused 80,900 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.
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