Maine CDC reports 1 new coronavirus-related death, 26 new cases

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Maine CDC reports 1 new coronavirus-related death, 26 new cases

RELEASED EARLIER THIS MORNING… 26 NEW CASES TODAY, FOR A NEW TOTAL OF 3- THOUSAND, 4- HUNDRED AND 86 CASES. THERE IS ONE NEW DEATH….A WOMAN IN HER EIGHTIES FROM PENOBSCOT COUNTY THE DEATH TOLL IS NOW HUNDRED AND ELEVEN. ACTIVE CASES NOW AT

Maine CDC reports 1 new coronavirus-related death, 26 new cases

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new coronavirus-related death and 26 new cases on Thursday.The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is 111. The new reported death was a woman in her 80s from Penobscot County.The 26 new cases brings the total in Maine to 3,486.A total of 2,901 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 45 over the past 24 hours.Slow the spread: CLICK HERE to read the CDC guidelines on coronavirusMAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA: Deaths: 111 Total cases: 3,486 Confirmed cases: 3,092 Probable cases: 394 Cumulative positivity rate: 3.47% Patients recovered: 2,901 Active cases: 474 Currently hospitalized: 16 Patients in ICU: 7 Patients on ventilators: 4Get the latest coronavirus information from the Maine CDCWHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?Symptoms of coronavirus may include fever, cough, difficulty breathing and sore throat. Symptoms generally appear two to 14 days after exposure.Other symptoms include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, 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, particularly those with underlying medical conditions, may experience more severe respiratory illness.Coronavirus appears to spread in similar ways to the flu and the common 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, then touching your mouth, nose or eyes.Anyone experiencing symptoms is urged to call their health care provider and not just show up in person.COVID-19 RESOURCES: Maine Helps: The Maine Helps website offers ways Mainers can directly help nonprofits, health care and businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. FrontLine WarmLine: Maine Department of Health and Human Services phone line to help Mainers who are working on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. The phone line will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440. The service will eventually include a text option, officials said. 211 Maine: The state’s 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 is offering several programs to help people with mental health concerns due to the COVID-19 crisis.

AUGUSTA, Maine —

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new coronavirus-related death and 26 new cases on Thursday.

The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is 111. The new reported death was a woman in her 80s from Penobscot County.

The 26 new cases brings the total in Maine to 3,486.

A total of 2,901 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 45 over the past 24 hours.

Slow the spread: CLICK HERE to read the CDC guidelines on coronavirus

MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:

  • Deaths: 111
  • Total cases: 3,486
  • Confirmed cases: 3,092
  • Probable cases: 394
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 3.47%
  • Patients recovered: 2,901
  • Active cases: 474
  • Currently hospitalized: 16
  • Patients in ICU: 7
  • Patients on ventilators: 4

Get the latest coronavirus information from the Maine CDC

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

Symptoms of coronavirus may include fever, cough, difficulty breathing and sore throat. Symptoms generally appear two to 14 days after exposure.

Other symptoms include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, 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, particularly those with underlying medical conditions, may experience more severe respiratory illness.

Coronavirus appears to spread in similar ways to the flu and the common 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, then touching your mouth, nose or eyes.

Anyone experiencing symptoms is urged to call their health care provider and not just show up in person.

COVID-19 RESOURCES:

  • Maine Helps: The Maine Helps website offers ways Mainers can directly help nonprofits, health care and businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • FrontLine WarmLine: Maine Department of Health and Human Services phone line to help Mainers who are working on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. The phone line will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440. The service will eventually include a text option, officials said.
  • 211 Maine: The state’s 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 is offering several programs to help people with mental health concerns due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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