AUGUSTA — The Maine CDC has up to date its checklist of COVID-19 circumstances, hospitalizations and deaths within the state of Maine.
Maine CDC conducts case investigations and make contact with tracing Monday via Friday. In consequence, COVID-19 case knowledge might be up to date Tuesday via Saturday. Case knowledge might not be up to date Sunday and Monday or on vacations.
“Day-to-day case counts are, and at all times were, an underestimate of the real collection of circumstances in the market,” Dr. Nirav Shah, Director of the Maine CDC, stated. “At this level within the pandemic, case counts are the now not the metric of the instant.”
Knox County, since March 2020, has recorded 7,895 circumstances, 129 hospitalizations and 51 deaths. This knowledge comprises an building up of 4 new circumstances and one new demise since the previous day’s replace.
Waldo County, since March 2020, has recorded 7,859 circumstances, 146 hospitalizations and 77 deaths. This knowledge comprises an building up of 2 new circumstances since the previous day’s replace.
Lincoln County, since March 2020, has recorded 6,763 circumstances, 117 hospitalizations and 42 deaths. This knowledge comprises an building up of six new circumstances since the previous day’s replace.
The above knowledge represents the collection of full-time Maine citizens who’ve been examined for COVID-19, in step with the Maine CDC.
“Information are about people who declare residency in Maine without reference to what state they had been examined in, or the place they’re these days residing,” the Maine CDC says. “For instance, a person who claims residency in Maine however lives in Florida will seem on this knowledge even though they had been residing in Florida on the time of sickness. County listings are through place of abode of affected person, now not location of the sanatorium or checking out location.”
There were greater than 308,600 showed and possible circumstances of COVID-19 around the state because the outbreak started in March 2020. A showed case represents when SARS-CoV-2 RNA used to be detected the usage of a molecular amplification check (e.g. PCR) from any licensed lab.
Around the state, 2,821 people have gave up the ghost because the get started of the outbreak after checking out sure for COVID-19.
The cumulative collection of other people hospitalized, sooner or later all over their sickness, around the state because the get started of the outbreak stands at greater than 6,600.
Taking a look at the present statewide sanatorium COVID-19 knowledge, there are at this time 140 hospitalized, together with 29 in essential care and 7 on a ventilator.