The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 53 COVID-19 cases Wednesday and three new deaths. The additional cases brought the total number since the start of the outbreak last year to 68,384. The number of Mainers with COVID-19 dead is 843. Kennebec, Sagadahoc and York counties each reported a new death. The Maine CDC reported that 729,273 Mainers, or 54.25% of the population, had received a final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA: Deaths: 843 Total cases: 68,384 Cumulative positivity rate: 2.8% 14-day positivity rate: 1.8% Currently admitted: 56 Patients in intensive care: 27 Patients in ventilators: 14 Get more detailed COVID- 1
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 53 COVID-19 cases Wednesday and three new deaths.
The additional cases bring the total number since the start of the outbreak last year to 68,384.
The number of main characters with COVID-19 who have died is 843. Kennebec, Sagadahoc and York counties each reported a new death.
The Maine CDC reported that 729,273 Mainers or 54.25% of the population had received a final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATE:
- Deaths: 843
- Total cases: 68,384
- Cumulative positivity rate: 2.8%
- 14-day positivity rate: 1.8%
- Currently hospitalized: 56
- Patients in intensive care: 27
- Patients in ventilators: 14
Get more detailed COVID-19 data from the Maine CDC
Maine COVID-19 Vaccine Latest
Anyone 12 years of age or older is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Maine.
Healthcare providers offering vaccines
Maine CDC Registration Website / Hotline
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a website and hotline where Mainers can sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine.
The site connects people with vacancies in their area, but not all providers have chosen to use the Maine CDC site.
Mainers can also call the Community Vaccination Line at 1-888-445-4111 to make an appointment.
Retail pharmacies offering vaccines
MAINE / NATIONAL COVID-19 VACCINE DATA
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.
Emergency care for COVID-19 symptoms
The CDC says it is looking 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 the care of 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 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 Web site 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 kl. 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 have their questions answered.
- NAMI Maine Resources: NAMI Maine offers several programs to help people with mental health issues due to the COVID-19 crisis.