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Maine has reported another 24 cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the state’s total number of confirmed cases to 456.
The virus has been reported in 15 of Maine’s 16 counties, according to the latest information from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The only one without a confirmed case is Piscataquis County.
Also on Saturday, Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah announced that a man in his 70s from York County had become the 10th person in Maine to die after contracting COVID-19.
The greatest numbers of the virus have been reported in Cumberland and York counties, which had 231 and 95 confirmed cases, respectively, as of Saturday morning. The next highest numbers are in Penobscot (22), Kennebec (21) and Androscoggin (20) counties.
Cases have also been confirmed in Sagadahoc (13), Oxford (11), Knox (9), Lincoln (8), Franklin (4) Somerset (3), Waldo (3), Hancock (2), Aroostook (1) and Washington (1) counties.
Eighty-three Maine patients have gone to the hospital with COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, and 140 have recovered from it.
The new figures come after Gov. Janet Mills announced Friday that people arriving in Maine from out-of-state must self-quarantine for 14 days or face a misdemeanor charge, as part of an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by people fleeing other states. Beginning at 12 p.m. Sunday, Mills has also suspended the operations of lodging businesses such as hotels, motels, inns and campgrounds.
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