The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 142 new cases of coronavirus Sunday and a new death. The number of Mainers with COVID-19 dead now stands at 703. The only death reported Sunday was a man in his 50s from Oxford County The 142 additional cases bring the total number since the onset of the pandemic to 44,634. The seven-day average for new cases is now 164.4. MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA: Deaths: 703 Total cases: 44,634 Confirmed cases: 35,158 Likely cases: 9,476 Cumulative positivity rate: 2.88% 14-day positivity rate: 1.3% Hospitalized: 72 Patients in intensive care: 24 Patients in ventilators: 8 Get more detailed COVID-19 data from Maine CDCCOVID-1
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 142 new coronavirus cases Sunday and a new death.
The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is now 703.
The only death reported on Sunday was a man in his 50s from Oxford County.
The 142 additional cases bring the total number since the beginning of the pandemic to 44,634.
The seven-day average for new cases is now 164.4.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATE:
- Deaths: 703
- Total Cases: 44,634
- Confirmed cases: 35,158
- Probable cases: 9,476
- Cumulative positivity rate: 2.88%
- 14-day positivity rate: 1.3%
- Currently hospitalized: 72
- Patients in intensive care: 24
- Patients in ventilators: 8
Get more detailed COVID-19 data from the Maine CDC
Symptoms of covid-19
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these are the symptoms you need to look out for:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
This list does not include all possible symptoms. The CDC will continue to update this list as they learn more about the virus.
Should I be tested for COVID-19? Where can I Get a Test in Maine?
The CDC recommends that you consider taking a COVID-19 test if you:
- have symptoms of COVID-19.
- have been in close contact (within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more) with someone with confirmed COVID-19.
- have been asked or referred to be tested by their healthcare provider, local / external icon or state health department.
To see where you can get a COVID-19 test in Maine, visit Get Tested COVID-19.
Acute care of COVID-19 symptoms
The CDC says one should look for coronavirus warning signs. If anyone shows any of these signs, seek medical attention immediately:
- Problems breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake up or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
This list is not all possible symptoms. Call your doctor for other symptoms that are severe or related to you. Call 911, or call your local emergency services: Notify the operator that you are seeking care from someone who has or may have COVID-19.
Maine COVID-19 Resources
- StrengthenME: The Maine Department of Health and Human Services created StrengthenME to help Mainers deal with the stress and insecurity of the pandemic. The program offers a hotline that is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Anyone who needs help can call the hotline at 207-221-8198.
- Maine helps: The Maine Helps website offers ways that Mainers can help nonprofits, healthcare, and businesses directly during the COVID-19 outbreak.
- FrontLine WarmLine: Maine Department of Health and Human Services phone line to assist Mainers working on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. The telephone line will be staffed from 8 to 20 every day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440. The service will eventually include a text option, officials said.
- 211 Maine: The State 211 system can answer general questions about coronavirus from callers. Mainers can also text 898-211 to get their questions answered.
- NAMI Maine Resources: NAMI Maine offers several programs to help people with mental health issues due to the COVID-19 crisis.