Another 1,034 coronavirus cases have been reported across the state, Maine health officials said Thursday.
Thursday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 229,275, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up from 228,241 on Wednesday.
Of those, 166,272 have been confirmed positive, while 63,003 were classified as “probable cases,” the Maine CDC reported.
No new deaths were reported Thursday, leaving the statewide death toll standing at 2,078.
The number of coronavirus cases diagnosed in the past 14 days statewide is 23,270. 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 26,020 on Wednesday.
The new case rate statewide Thursday was 7.73 cases per 10,000 residents, and the total case rate statewide was 1,713.05.
The most cases have been detected in Mainers younger than 20, while Mainers over 80 years old account for the largest portion of deaths. More cases have been recorded in women and more deaths in men.
So far, 4,369 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Of those, 163 are currently hospitalized, with 41 in critical care and 11 on a ventilator. Overall, 61 out of 343 critical care beds and 265 out of 328 ventilators are available
The total statewide hospitalization rate on Thursday was 32.64 patients per 10,000 residents.
Cases have been reported in Androscoggin (22,079), Aroostook (11,877), Cumberland (47,138), Franklin (5,541), Hancock (7,029), Kennebec (22,030), Knox (5,712), Lincoln (4,979), Oxford (10,868), Penobscot (26,537), Piscataquis (2,899), Sagadahoc (4,859), Somerset (9,256), Waldo (5,828), Washington (4,087) and York (38,497) counties. Information about where an additional 64 cases were reported wasn’t immediately available.
An additional 1,474 vaccine doses were administered in the previous 24 hours. As of Thursday, 988,525 Mainers are fully vaccinated, or about 77.2 percent of eligible Mainers, according to the Maine CDC.
As of Thursday morning, the coronavirus had sickened 79,154,499 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 954,893 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.