Maine CDC reports 24 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

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Maine CDC reports 24 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN THE VIRUS NEW NUMBERS RELEASED EARLIER TODAY FROM THE MAINE CDC.. 24 NEW CASES TODAY, FOR A NEW TOTAL OF 3- THOUSAND, 7- HUNDRED AND 11 CASES. THERE ARE NO NEW DEATHS REPORTED….THE DEATH TOLL REMAINS ONE HUNDRED AND 17. ACTIVE CASES NOW AT

Maine CDC reports 24 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

The Maine Center for Disease Control reported 24 new cases of coronavirus and no new deaths on Monday.The total number of deaths remains at 117.The 24 new cases brings the total number of cases in Maine to 3,711.A total of 3,159 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 11 over the past 24 hours.Maine also has 435 active cases, an increase of 13 since Sunday.Slow the spread: CLICK HERE to read the CDC guidelines on coronavirusMAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:Deaths: 117Total cases: 3,711Confirmed cases: 3,287Probable cases: 424Cumulative positivity rate: 3.08%Patients recovered: 3,159Active cases: 435Currently hospitalized: 12Patients in intensive care unit: 10Patients 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 frontlines 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 reported 24 new cases of coronavirus and no new deaths on Monday.

The total number of deaths remains at 117.

The 24 new cases brings the total number of cases in Maine to 3,711.

A total of 3,159 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 11 over the past 24 hours.

Maine also has 435 active cases, an increase of 13 since Sunday.

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

MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:

  • Deaths: 117
  • Total cases: 3,711
  • Confirmed cases: 3,287
  • Probable cases: 424
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 3.08%
  • Patients recovered: 3,159
  • Active cases: 435
  • Currently hospitalized: 12
  • Patients in intensive care unit: 10
  • 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 frontlines 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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