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Maine CDC reports 30 new cases of coronavirus, one death

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Avoidance on Saturday reported 30 cases of the unique coronavirus and one extra death at the Maplecrest nursing home in Madison, ending a week where case numbers rose in connection with outbreaks in York and Oxford counties.Sixteen cases had actually been identified at the ND Paper mill in Oxford County since Friday. In York County, the superintendent of schools in Sanford moved Sanford High School and the Sanford Regional Technical Center to distance discovering for all trainees after a person gotten in touch with the high school evaluated positive.Maine’s cumulative cases increased to 5,035 on Saturday. Of those, 4,522 have actually been verified by screening and 513 are thought about likely cases of COVID-19, the disease set off by the coronavirus.One hundred thirty-nine individuals have really passed away with COVID-19 in Maine. The individual reported dead Saturday was a person in his 80s from Somerset County, and a homeowner of the Maplecrest Rehab and Living Center in Madison, Maine, the CDC stated. There now have been seven deaths at the center, where 39 personnel and residents had actually checked favorable since Friday. Subtracting the number of individuals who have in fact recovered– 4,346– and passed away, there were 550 active cases on Saturday.A rash of break outs in York County has in fact driven case numbers greater in recent weeks. More break outs were reported this previous week, consisting of 3 cases at Baker Co. in Sanford and 4 cases at the Elks Lodge in Sanford.As of Friday, case counts had actually grown at other Sanford social clubs.There were 12

cases at the American Legion, 10 at the Lafayette Social Club and 10 at the Sanford VFW.An Aug. 31 funeral reception at the Sanford American Legion is believed to be the source of that break out, however the others stay under investigation.Also on Friday, Inland Health care center in Waterville quarantined 10 members of its staff who entered into contact with a customer later found to have COVID-19.

The healthcare center, part of the 10-hospital Northern Light Health network, decreased to provide extra details, consisting of any information on how so many team member were possibly exposed.County by county in Maine since the start of the pandemic, there have been 674 COVID-19 cases in Androscoggin, 41 in Aroostook, 2,273 in Cumberland, 58 in Franklin, 53 in Hancock, 205 in Kennebec, 35 in Knox, 39 in Lincoln, 114 in Oxford, 252 in Penobscot, eight in Piscataquis, 64 in Sagadahoc, 85 in Somerset, 73 in Waldo, 15 in Washington, and 1,045 in York.By age, 10.7 percent of patients were under 20, while 16.9 percent remained in their 20s, 15.3 percent remained intheir

30s, 14.5 percent were in their 40s, 16.3 percent were in their 50s, 11.5 percent stayed in their 60s, 7.6 percent stayed in their 70s, and 7.3 percent were 80 or over.Women still comprise a slight bulk of cases, at just over 51 percent.Maine’s medical centers had 14 customers with COVID-19 on Saturday, of whom 5 stayed in extensive care and one was on a ventilator. The state had 118 substantial care system beds easily available of an overall 383, and 250 ventilators offered of 317. There were likewise 444 alternative ventilators.Around the world on Saturday, there were 30.5 million known cases of COVID-19 and more than 952,000 deaths, according to Johns

Hopkins University. The United States had 6.7 million cases and more than 198,000 deaths.Related Headings “Previous On this date in Maine history: Sept. 19 Next” Peter Doe, cam store organization, dies at 65 sent under: coronavirus

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