AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control said Wednesday that 464 more Mainers have contracted COVID-19 and that four more people have died from complications of the illness, bringing Maine’s death toll to 562.
The new cases bring the statewide total since the pandemic hit Maine to at least 38,170.
The four additional deaths reported Wednesday involved one resident of Penobscot County, one Kennebec County resident, and two people from Cumberland County, state health officials said.
All four were men, according to the Maine CDC. One was between 40 and 49 years old, two were between 70 and 79 years old, and one was 80 or older.
The latest Maine CDC COVID-19 statistics also show 12,316 people have completed isolations after having contracted the virus, while a total of 1,366 people have required hospitalization to treat the virus.
As of Wednesday, 121,220 COVID-19 vaccines had been administered. Of those, 92,498 were first doses, and 28,700 were second doses, the Maine CDC said.
Also as of Wednesday, 183 people were hospitalized for COVID-19, 51 of them being treated in intensive care units, while 30 people were on ventilators.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website.