Another Mainer has died as health officials on Monday reported 199 more coronavirus cases across the state.
The number of coronavirus cases diagnosed in the past 14 days statewide is 3,405. This is an estimation of the current number of active cases in the state, as the Maine CDC is no longer tracking recoveries for all patients. That’s down from 3,623 on Sunday.
A man in his 60s from Cumberland County has succumbed to the virus, bringing the statewide death toll to 803.
Monday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 65,914, according to the Maine CDC. That’s up from 65,715 on Sunday.
Of those, 48,462 have been confirmed positive, while 17,452 were classified as “probable cases,” the Maine CDC reported.
The new case rate statewide Monday was 1.49 cases per 10,000 residents, and the total case rate statewide was 492.48.
Maine’s seven-day average for new coronavirus cases is 246, down from 246.7 a day ago, down from 304.7 a week ago and down from 458.7 a month ago. That average peaked on Jan. 14 at 625.3.
The most cases have been detected in Mainers younger than 20, while Mainers over 80 years old make up the majority of deaths. More cases and deaths have been recorded in women than men. For a complete breakdown of the age and sex demographics of cases, hospitalizations and deaths, use the interactive graphic below.
So far, 1,938 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Of those, 110 are currently hospitalized, with 42 in critical care and 19 on ventilators. Currently, 109 out of 383 critical care beds and 238 out of 319 ventilators are available. Meanwhile, 451 alternative ventilators are available.
The total statewide hospitalization rate on Monday was 14.48 patients per 10,000 residents.
Cases have been reported in Androscoggin (8,000), Aroostook (1,795), Cumberland (16,871), Franklin (1,308), Hancock (1,302), Kennebec (6,224), Knox (1,099), Lincoln (1,004), Oxford (3,487), Penobscot (5,841), Piscataquis (521), Sagadahoc (1,401), Somerset (2,102), Waldo (969), Washington (858) and York (13,132) counties.
For a complete breakdown of the county by county data, use the interactive graphic below.
Out of 2,667 COVID-19 tests reported to the Maine CDC in the previous 24 hours, 4.9 percent came back positive. Overall, 2,565,790 tests have been administered and the statewide positivity rate is 2.81 percent.
An additional 1,696 Mainers have been vaccinated against the coronavirus in the previous 24 hours. As of Monday, 672,281 Mainers have received a first dose of the vaccine, while 635,152 have received a final dose.
New Hampshire reported 113 new cases on Monday and one death. Vermont reported 36 new cases and no deaths, while Massachusetts reported 549 new cases and six deaths.
As of Monday morning, the coronavirus had sickened 32,943,878 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 586,001 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.