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Another 24 cases of the new coronavirus have been detected in Maine, health officials said Monday.
There have now been 2,349 cases across all of Maine’s counties since the outbreak began here in March, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up from 2,325 on Sunday.
Of those, 2,093 have been confirmed positive, while 256 are likely positive, according to the Maine CDC.
No new deaths were reported Monday, leaving the statewide death toll at 89.
So far, 284 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. Of those, 52 people are currently hospitalized, with 17 in critical care and 10 on ventilators, according to the Maine CDC.
Meanwhile, 1,586 people have fully recovered from the virus, meaning there are 674 active and likely cases in the state, according to the Maine CDC. That’s down from 684 on Sunday.
A majority of the cases have been in Mainers over age 50, while more cases have been reported in women than men, according to the Maine CDC.
As of Saturday, there have been 51,041 negative test results out of 53,843 overall. About 5 percent of all tests have come back positive, Maine CDC data show.
The coronavirus has hit hardest in Cumberland County, where 1,189 cases have been confirmed and where the bulk of virus deaths — 50 — have been concentrated. It is one of four counties — the others are Androscoggin, Penobscot and York, with 304, 100 and 391 cases, respectively — where “community transmission” has been confirmed, according to the Maine CDC.
There are two criteria for establishing community transmission: at least 10 confirmed cases and that at least 25 percent of those are not connected to either known cases or travel. That second condition has not yet been “satisfied” in other counties.
Other cases have been detected in Aroostook (10), Franklin (36), Hancock (11), Kennebec (128), Knox (20), Lincoln (20), Oxford (33), Piscataquis (1), Sagadahoc (30), Somerset (22) Waldo (51) and Washington (2) counties. Information about where another case was detected wasn’t immediately available Monday.
As of Monday morning, the coronavirus has sickened 1,795,555 people in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as caused 104,484 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.
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