The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported two new coronavirus-related deaths Sunday and 236 new cases. The two new deaths were in Androscoggin and Franklin counties. A total of 176 Mainers with COVID-19 have died. 236 new cases bring the total number since the start of the outbreak to 10,123. The Maine CDC reported 78 new refunds, bringing the total to 7,791. MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA: Deaths: 176 Total cases: 10,359 Confirmed cases: 9,294 Likely cases: 1,065 Cumulative positivity rate: 1.46% 14-day positivity rate: 2.6% Recovered patients: 7,791 Active cases: 2,392 Hospitalized: 86 Patients in intensive care: 41
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported two new coronavirus-related deaths Sunday and 236 new cases.
The two new deaths were in Androscoggin and Franklin counties. A total of 176 Mainers with COVID-19 have died.
The 236 new cases bring the total number since the beginning of the outbreak to 10,123.
The Maine CDC reported 78 new recoveries, bringing the total to 7,791.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATE:
- Deaths: 176
- Total cases: 10,359
- Confirmed cases: 9,294
- Likely cases: 1,065
- Cumulative positivity rate: 1.46%
- 14-day positivity rate: 2.6%
- Recovered patients: 7,791
- Active cases: 2,392
- Currently hospitalized: 86
- Patients in intensive care: 41
- Patients in ventilators: 11
SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19
Symptoms of coronavirus may include fever, cough, difficulty breathing and sore throat. Symptoms usually appear two to 14 days after exposure.
Other symptoms include chills, repeated chills with chills, muscle aches, headache and new loss of taste and / or smell.
Health officials said most patients experience mild symptoms and can recover at home.
However, some patients, especially those with underlying medical conditions, may experience more severe respiratory disease.
Coronavirus appears to spread in the same way as the flu and cold, which includes through the air by coughing and sneezing, close personal contact such as touching and shaking hands and touching an object or surface with the virus on it and then touching the mouth , nose or eyes.
Anyone experiencing symptoms is encouraged to call their healthcare provider and not just meet in person.
StrengthenME: The Maine Department of Health and Human Services created StrengthenME to help Mainers tackle 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, health care, and businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.
FrontLine WarmLine: Maine Department of Health and Human Services telephone line to assist principals working on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. The telephone line will be staffed from 8 to kl. 20 every day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440 or by texting 898-211.