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Another 136 coronavirus cases have been reported across the state, Maine health officials said Thursday.
The number of coronavirus cases diagnosed in the past 14 days statewide is 2,137. This is an estimation of the current number of active cases in the state, as the Maine CDC is no longer tracking recoveries for all patients. That’s down from 2,219 on Wednesday.
No new deaths were reported Thursday, leaving the statewide death toll at 705.
TRACKING THE CORONAVIRUS IN MAINE
Thursday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 45,227, according to the Maine CDC. That’s up from 45,091 on Wednesday.
Of those, 35,507 have been confirmed positive, while 9,720 were classified as “probable cases,” the Maine CDC reported.
The new case rate statewide Thursday was 1.02 cases per 10,000 residents, and the total case rate statewide was 337.92.
Maine’s seven-day average for new coronavirus cases is 160.4, down from 171.4 a day ago, up from 149 a week ago and down from 296.7 a month ago. That average peaked on Jan. 14 at 625.3.
The most cases have been detected in Mainers in their 20s, while Mainers over 80 years old make up the majority of deaths. More cases and deaths have been recorded in women than men. For a complete breakdown of the age and sex demographics of cases, hospitalizations and deaths, use the interactive graphic below.
So far, 1,549 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Of those, 69 are currently hospitalized, with 23 in critical care and eight on ventilators. Currently, 107 out of 394 critical care beds, and 245 out of 319 ventilators are available. Meanwhile, 446 alternative ventilators are available.
The total statewide hospitalization rate on Thursday was 11.57 patients per 10,000 residents.
Cases have been reported in Androscoggin (4,855), Aroostook (1,289), Cumberland (12,686), Franklin (913), Hancock (925), Kennebec (3,686), Knox (659), Lincoln (587), Oxford (2,244), Penobscot (3,981), Piscataquis (310), Sagadahoc (890), Somerset (1,253), Waldo (598), Washington (725) and York (9,626) counties.
For a complete breakdown of the county by county data, use the interactive graphic below.
Overall, 1,900,126 COVID-19 tests have been administered and the statewide positivity rate is 2.83 percent.
An additional 7,914 Mainers have been vaccinated against the coronavirus in the previous 24 hours. As of Thursday, 244,698 Mainers have received a first dose of the vaccine, while 130,898 have received two doses.
New Hampshire reported 187 new cases on Thursday and five deaths. Vermont reported 115 new cases and one death, and Massachusetts reported 1,899 new cases and 70 deaths.
As of Thursday evening, the coronavirus had sickened 28,813,812 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 519,994 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.
Nationwide, 82.6 million doses of the vaccine have been administered, an increase of 2.1 million doses since Wednesday, according to Bloomberg.