Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks at a news conference Monday, March 16, 2020, in Augusta, Maine. Credit: Robert F. Bukaty | AP

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The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported two new deaths on Saturday, bringing the number of Mainers who have died of COVID-19 to 19 so far.

Maine has 616 cases of the coronavirus as of late Saturday morning, an increase of 30 cases.

The two deaths from COVID-19 reported today were a man in his 80s from York County and a woman in her 70s from Cumberland County.

[Our COVID-19 tracker contains the most recent information on Maine cases by county]

114 patients have been hospitalized at some point during their illness, while 256 patients have recovered from the virus.

Twenty-one patients who tested positive for COVID-19 are currently in the Intensive Care Unit and 37 additional patients are hospitalized but not in ICU beds.

Coronavirus cases have been reported in 15 out of 16 counties in Maine. Piscataquis County remains the only one without any confirmed COVID-19 cases.

On Friday, the Maine CDC confirmed that Penobscot County was the third county with community spread. As of Saturday, Penobscot County has had 34 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those, 18 people have been reported as recovered by the Maine CDC.

That means the virus is circulating among people who have not traveled to other places that have seen outbreaks of the virus or are not in regular contact with other people known to be infected.

The other two counties where community spread has been identified are Cumberland and York.

The coronavirus has rapidly spread through three different long-term care facilities.

Tall Pines Retirement and Healthcare Community in Belfast reported more than 19 cases, including one death. The Maine CDC reported a separate outbreak of the coronavirus at an Augusta rehab and nursing facility, where four residents tested positive. At OceanView in Falmouth, cases have nearly doubled from 6 to 11 since March 21.

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