AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control said Friday another 636 cases of COVID-19 have been reported across the state and that four more Mainers have died after contracting the illness, bringing Maine’s death toll to 540.
The new cases bring the statewide total since the pandemic hit Maine to at least 36,274.
The four additional deaths reported Friday were three residents of Cumberland County and one resident of Penobscot County. Two of the people who died were women, while two were men. One was between 70 and 79 years old, and three were 80 or older.
The latest Maine CDC COVID-19 statistics also show 12,187 people have completed isolations after having contracted the virus, while a total of 1,309 people have required hospitalization to treat the virus, state health officials said.
As of Thursday, 98,371 COVID-19 vaccines had been administered. Of those, 78,395 were first doses and 19,876 were second doses, the Maine CDC said.
Also as of Thursday, 190 people were hospitalized for COVID-19, 61 of them being treated in intensive care units, while19 people were on ventilators.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website.