Another Mainer has died as health officials on Monday reported 245 more coronavirus cases across the state.
The number of coronavirus cases diagnosed in the past 14 days statewide is 4,547. 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 4,562 on Sunday.
A man in his 60s from Androscoggin County has succumbed to the virus, bringing the statewide death toll to 790.
Monday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 62,092, according to the Maine CDC. That’s up from 61,847 on Sunday.
Of those, 46,197 have been confirmed positive, while 15,895 were classified as “probable cases,” the Maine CDC reported.
The new case rate statewide Monday was 1.83 cases per 10,000 residents, and the total case rate statewide was 463.93.
Maine’s seven-day average for new coronavirus cases is 307.9, up from 305.9 a day ago, down from 358.7 a week ago and up from 260.7 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, 1,862 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Of those, 128 are currently hospitalized, with 54 in critical care and 22 on ventilators. Currently, 79 out of 378 critical care beds and 231 out of 319 ventilators are available. Meanwhile, 446 alternative ventilators are available.
The total statewide hospitalization rate on Monday was 13.91 patients per 10,000 residents.
Cases have been reported in Androscoggin (7,337), Aroostook (1,688), Cumberland (16,251), Franklin (1,231), Hancock (1,238), Kennebec (5,745), Knox (1,006), Lincoln (889), Oxford (3,284), Penobscot (5,451), Piscataquis (457), Sagadahoc (1,300), Somerset (1,930), Waldo (853), Washington (835) and York (12,596) counties. Information about where an additional case was reported wasn’t immediately available.
For a complete breakdown of the county by county data, use the interactive graphic below.
Out of 3,619 COVID-19 tests reported to the Maine CDC in the previous 24 hours, 5 percent came back positive. Overall, 2,439,848 tests have been administered and the statewide positivity rate is 2.79 percent.
An additional 426 Mainers have been vaccinated against the coronavirus in the previous 24 hours. As of Monday, 638,492 Mainers have received a first dose of the vaccine, while 528,614 have received a final dose.
New Hampshire reported 214 new cases on Monday and one death. Vermont reported 94 new cases and no deaths, while Massachusetts reported 893 new cases and four deaths.
As of Monday evening, the coronavirus had sickened 32,459,810 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 577,462 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.
Nationwide, 247 million doses of the vaccine have been administered, an increase of 4 million doses since Sunday, according to Bloomberg.