Real-time Maine coronavirus update: three brand-new deaths reported, 796 cases -WLBZ

Real-time Maine coronavirus update: three brand-new deaths reported, 796 cases -WLBZ


Discover developments on the Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 break out as we interact to separate realities from worry. Thursday, April 16,2020


  • 27 Mainers have died out of 796 verified COVID-19 cases
  • 130 Mainers have actually been hospitalized, 333 Mainers have actually recovered
  • Governor Janet Mills orders National Guard and MEMA to help open alternative coronavirus care sites in Portland and Bangor
  • Governor Janet Mills has actually extended Maine’s ‘ civil state of emergency’. She has likewise issued a ‘Stay Safe at Home’ order and ordered all out-of-staters coming to Maine to quarantine for 14 days.
  • A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Maine
  • Declare joblessness still controling discussions around Maine. Here’s our story on how to declare Maine joblessness. You can scroll down for more resources available to Mainers
  • Local organisations are the backbones of our neighborhoods. NEWS CENTER Maine appreciates our state and asks that you support your regional company and restaurants right now. If you are a company owner, please register your business. If you wish to support a regional company, enter your zip code and learn what’s OPEN NEAR YOU.
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1 p.m.

  • CMP donates $100 K to help feed Maine kids throughout the coronavirus pandemic

12: 15 p.m.

  • BIW uses 3D printers to increase hand sanitizer accessibility for its employees

11: 45 a.m.

  • The Maine CDC is reporting 3 extra deaths due to COVID-19 There are 796 verified cases, 333 have recovered, and a total of 27 people have died.
  • There are 47 people presently hospitalized, 20 are in important care and 7 are on a ventilator.

Maine County Map April 16


11: 30 a.m.

  • U.S. Maine Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins have actually been designated to the governmental task force focused on charting a safe path to re-opening the American economy.

8: 30 a.m.

  • The Maine Department of Labor launched the brand-new joblessness filing stats Thursday early morning. The state saw a significant dip in new claims with simply over 13,00 0 last week. Even with the dip, Maine set a new four-week record with almost 90,00 0 new unemployment claims.

7: 00 a.m.

  • Maine COVID Sitters provide complimentary child care to Maine’s health care workers
  • Recognizing dispatchers for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week


Thursday’s instruction will begin at 2 p.m. with Dr. Nirav Shah and Governor Janet Mills


  • WEX to cut, furlough employees
  • Maine households discover silver lining of extra time and household togetherness throughout coronavirus
  • Laundromats across Maine take precautions versus spread of coronavirus
  • More cases of COVID-19, including nursing houses
  • Read this before you rob your 401( k) during coronavirus crisis
  • VERIFY: Is the Internal Revenue Service site safe?
  • Real-time Maine coronavirus upgrade: Spread continues to increase in long-lasting care facilities
  • A student-led group on MDI is utilizing 3D printers to make PPE for health care workers and first responders during coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic
  • Funeral house makes sure Mainers do not grieve in an empty space amid coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic
  • Bath Iron Functions, Resident S6 concur to month-long agreement extension amidst coronavirus pandemic
  • You’ve been working from house for a month now. Internal Revenue Service launches tracking tool
  • Mainers take to treking amid stay house order
  • Maine Medical Center signs up with medical trials studying potential treatment for COVID-19


  • Maine food resources and retail modifications
  • How to submit for Maine unemployment
  • Will you get a stimulus check if you get Social Security or impairment, or didn’t submit a tax return?

    The main name for the coronavirus is “SARS-CoV-2” and the illness it triggers is called “coronavirus disease 2019” or “COVID-19” for short. Coronavirus is a family of infections, which can contaminate individuals and animals. The infections can cause the cold or more serious illness like SARS, MERS, and COVID-19

    The CDC says signs of the coronavirus include fever, cough, difficulty breathing, and in some cases aching throat.

    The CDC says there are easy actions to require to minimize the possible spread of COVID-19:

    • Wash your hands typically with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds or utilize alcohol-based hand sanitizer
    • Prevent close contact with people who are sick
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
    • Stay at home while you’re ill and avoid close contact with others

    The Maine Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed on Tuesday, March 10 that they would be holding everyday coronavirus rundowns with director Dr. Nirav Shah to keep the public up to date on the scenario in Maine.

    NEWS CENTER Maine YouTube Coronavirus Playlist

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