11 men die as 402 new coronovirus cases are reported by the Maine CDC


AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – The Maine CDC on Saturday recorded 402 new cases of COVID-19 in the state.

11 more Mainers died with coronovirus. Three deaths are occurring from Androscoggin County and Kennebec County. Cumberland, York, Penobscot, Hancock and Franklin are each reporting an additional death.

The 11 new deaths total from the onset of the epidemic to 292.

Of the 18,739 overall COVID-19 cases of the pandemic since the pandemic began, 16,266 have been confirmed. The remaining possible cases are considered.

Now a total of 10,766, an increase of 22 from Friday.

Here are the new cases reported by the county on Saturday:

Main CDC data for Saturday, December 19(Wabi)

The largest increase in overnight cases occurred in Cumberland County, with 145.

Penobscot is reporting 37 new cases.

There are 32 in Kennebec County.

Twelve out of 16 counties had an increase in double digit cases.

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