Health officials said on Saturday that another manor has died in Maine and 49 new coronovirus cases have been reported.
The latest death, York County’s over 80-year-old man, brings the statewide total to 146. Nearly all deaths have occurred in meners over 60 years of age.
Saturday’s report brings the total number of coronovirus cases to 5,913 in Maine. Of those, 5,283 have been positively confirmed, while 630 were classified as “probable cases” according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
The agency revised Friday’s cumulative total down to 5,865, meaning that Friday’s report, state data show, increased 46 cases today. As the Maine CDC continues to investigate previously reported cases, some determined that there were no coronoviruses, or that the coronovirus case did not include Meners. Those are removed from the cumulative total of the state.
Androscoggin (2), Cumberland (18), Kennebec (3), Knox (2), Lincoln (2), Penobscot (1), Sagdahok (1), Somerset (2), Waldo (7) and York (14) counties. .
The seven-day average for new coronovirus cases is 27.1 to 34.1 a month earlier.
By Friday afternoon, eleven people with COVID-19 had been hospitalized, of which five had critical care. One person was on a ventilator. So far, 467 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19, a disease caused by Corvavirus.
Meanwhile, 13 more people were recovered from coronovirus, bringing the total recovery to 5,112. This means the state has 655 active confirmed and “probable” cases, up from 621 on Thursday.
According to the Maine CDC, the majority of cases occurred in men under the age of 3,451 – 50, while more cases occurred in women than men.
Till Friday, 536,130 out of 542,372 negative test results have been received. About 1.3 percent of all tests have returned positively, the most recently available Maine CDC data show.
Coronaviruses have hit hardest in Cumberland County, where 2,421 cases have been reported and where the bulk of the virus deaths – 70 – are concentrated. It is one of four counties – the others being Androscoggin, Penobscot and York, with 832, 271 and 1,313 cases respectively, according to the Mendro CDC, where – according to the Maine CDC, “community transmission” has been confirmed.
There are two criteria for establishing community broadcasting: at least 10 confirmed cases and at least 25 percent of them are either not connected to known cases or travel. In other counties, that second condition has not yet been “satisfied”.
Other cases have been reported in Aroostook (56), Franklin (73), Hancock (56), Kennebec (288), Knox (57), Lincoln (52), Oxford (157), Pissavquis (10), Sagadahawk (77) . , Somerset (127), Waldo (102) and Washington (20) counties. The locations of a case are unknown.
According to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, as of Saturday morning, coronovirus has sickened 8,052,978 people in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the US Virgin Islands. .