Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Augusta. Credit: Robert F. Bukaty / AP

Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported by Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday.

The deaths occurred in Somerset County, where 40 people have now died from the coronavirus.

The Maine CDC updates the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday through Saturday. No new cases of the coronavirus were reported on Sunday.

On Saturday, the Maine CDC reported 587 COVID-19 cases.

The statewide coronavirus death toll now stands at 984.

Check out our COVID-19 tracker for more information.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.