AUGUSTA —The Maine Center for Disease Control said Wednesday that 547 new cases of COVID-19 cases have been reported across the state and that four more Mainers have died after contracting the illness, bringing the statewide death toll to 757.
The Maine CDC said the new cases bring the total since March of last year to at least 55,374.
Maine CDC officials said two of the four people who died were from Cumberland County and two were from Kennebec County. Three were women and one was a man. One was between 50 and 59 years old, one was between 60 and 69 years old, one was between 70 and 79 years old and one was age 80 or older.
Of the additional cases reported Wednesday, 103 were from positive test results from April 13; 180 were from positive test results reported from April 12, 74 from April 11; 154 from April 10; and 40 from earlier dates resulting from manual submission of test results.
The latest Maine CDC COVID-19 statistics also indicate a total of 1,747 Mainers have required hospitalization to treat the virus.
As of Tuesday, 96 people were hospitalized for COVID-19. Thirty-six of them were being treated in intensive care units, while 13 people were on ventilators.
Also as of Tuesday, 925,038 COVID-19 vaccines had been administered around the state. Of those, 529,261 were first doses, and 395,777 were final doses, the Maine CDC said.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website.