In this Dec. 8, 2020, file photo, a sign equates mask wearing with caring for neighbors in downtown Portland. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

Another Mainer has died as health officials on Monday reported 174 more coronavirus cases across the state.

The number of coronavirus cases diagnosed in the past 14 days statewide is 2,437. 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 up from 2,391 on Sunday.

A man in his 80s from York County has succumbed to the virus, bringing the statewide death toll to 725.

Monday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 47,199, according to the Maine CDC. That’s up from 47,025 on Sunday.

Of those, 36,644 have been confirmed positive, while 10,555 were classified as “probable cases,” the Maine CDC reported.

The new case rate statewide Monday was 1.30 cases per 10,000 residents, and the total case rate statewide was 352.65.

Maine’s seven-day average for new coronavirus cases is 184, up from 178 a day ago, up from 166.7 a week ago and up from 182 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.

Of those, 82 are currently hospitalized, with 24 in critical care and nine on a ventilator. Currently, 115 out of 393 critical care beds and 252 out of 319 ventilators are available. Meanwhile, 446 alternative ventilators are available.

The total statewide hospitalization rate on Monday was 11.96 patients per 10,000 residents.

Cases have been reported in Androscoggin (5,044), Aroostook (1,317), Cumberland (13,249), Franklin (940), Hancock (962), Kennebec (3,926), Knox (707), Lincoln (609), Oxford (2,334), Penobscot (4,215), Piscataquis (359), Sagadahoc (916), Somerset (1,297), Waldo (641), Washington (740) and York (9,983) counties.

For a complete breakdown of the county by county data, use the interactive graphic below.

Out of 3,999 COVID-19 tests reported to the Maine CDC in the previous 24 hours, 3.8 percent came back positive. Overall, 2,006,908 tests have been administered and the statewide positivity rate is 2.8 percent. 

An additional 2,164 Mainers have been vaccinated against the coronavirus in the previous 24 hours. As of Monday, 323,049 Mainers have received a first dose of the vaccine, while 189,235 have received two doses.

New Hampshire reported 296 new cases on Monday and no deaths. Vermont reported 192 new cases and no deaths, and Massachusetts reported 1,962 new cases and 31 deaths.

As of Monday morning, the coronavirus had sickened 29,451,758 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 535,039 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.