AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that only 18 more cases of COVID-19 have been reported around the state and there were no new deaths connected to the illness.
According to state health officials, the new coronavirus cases bring the statewide total since March of last year to 68,844. The statewide death toll remains at 854.
The latest Maine CDC COVID-19 statistics show 2,063 people have required hospitalization to treat the virus.
As of Sunday, 29 people were hospitalized due to COVID-19. Of those, 17 were being cared for in intensive care while six people were on ventilators.
Also as of Sunday, 1,505,652 Mainers had been vaccinated, with 738,481 having received their first dose and 767,171 having had their final dose.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website.