AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control said Tuesday that 147 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported across the state. The CDC also reports 2 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 bringing the state’s death toll to date to 705.
The additional cases bring the total since mid-March of last year to at least 45,091 according to state health officials.
The latest Maine CDC COVID-19 statistics also indicate 12,820 people have completed isolation after contracting the virus, while a total of 1,545 people have required hospitalization to treat the virus.
The two deaths reported by the CDC today involved two men from York County, one in his 50s and one in his 70s.
As of Wednesday, the most recent day for which data was available, 67 people were hospitalized for COVID-19, 24 of them were being treated in intensive care units, while eight people were on ventilators.
As of Tuesday, 364,431 COVID-19 vaccines had been administered. Of those, 236,784 were first doses, and 127,647 were final doses, the Maine CDC said.
The Maine CDC conducts live briefings with Director Dr. Nirav Shah on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Tomorrow’s briefing will be streamed live via our website at foxbangor.com and over on our Facebook page at Fox ABC Maine.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website