AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control said Wednesday that 701 more cases of COVID-19 have been reported and that 11 more Mainers have died after contracting the illness, bringing Maine’s death toll to 530.
The new cases bring the statewide total since the pandemic hit Maine to at least 34,963.
The 11 additional deaths reported Wednesday include four residents of Penobscot County and five residents of Cumberland County. The other two people who died were from York and Kennebec counties, according to the Maine CDC.
Five of the people who died were women, while six were men. Three were between 60 and 69 years old, three were between 70 and 79 years old, and five were 80 or older, state health officials said.
The latest Maine CDC COVID-19 statistics also show 12,102 people have completed isolations after having contracted the virus, while a total of 1,287 people have required hospitalization to treat the virus, state health officials said.
As of Wednesday, the most recent day for which data was available, 85,847 COVID-19 vaccines had been administered. Of those, 71,707 were first doses and 14,140 were second doses, the Maine CDC said.
Also as of Wednesday, 198 people were hospitalized for COVID-19, 71 of them being treated in intensive care units, while 37 people were on ventilators.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website.