AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control said Tuesday 662 more cases of COVID-19 have been reported across the state and that 11 more Mainers have died after contracting the illness, bringing Maine’s death toll to 558.
The new cases bring the statewide total since the pandemic hit Maine to at least 37,708.
The 11 additional deaths reported Tuesday included one resident of Aroostook County, one resident of Penobscot County, two residents of Hancock County, and two residents of Kennebec County. The five others who died were residents of Cumberland County, state health officials said.
Six of the people who died were women, while five were men, the Maine CDC said. One was between 70 and 79 years old, and 10 were 80 or older.
The latest Maine CDC COVID-19 statistics also show 12,275 people have completed isolations after having contracted the virus, while a total of 1,357 people have required hospitalization to treat the virus, state health officials said.
As of Tuesday, 115,213 COVID-19 vaccines had been administered. Of those, 89,654 were first doses and 25,559 were second doses, the Maine CDC said.
Also as of Tuesday, 194 people were hospitalized for COVID-19, 59 of them being treated in intensive care units, while 25 people were on ventilators.
Today’s briefing with CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah is scheduled for 2 p.m. The briefing will be streamed live on our website and over our Facebook page.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website.