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Maine CDC reports 44 new cases of coronavirus, no more deaths

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Avoidance on Sunday reported 44 cases of the unique coronavirus and no extra deaths, as active cases and hospitalizations grow with break outs in York and Oxford counties.Maine had 576 active cases on Sunday, a boost of 26 from Saturday. Maine likewise had 16 patients with COVID-19 throughout its health centers, an increase from Saturday’s 14 and from current lows in late July, which saw less than 10 coronavirus hospital clients throughout the state on some days.Vital indications New COVID-19 cases: 44 Overall cases: 5,079 New deaths: 0 Overall deaths: 139 Active cases: 576 Hospitalizations: 16 Total ICU beds: 380 Readily available ICU beds: 117 Overall ventilators: 317 Readily available

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: 248 Maine’s cumulative cases increased to 5,079. Of those, 4,562 have been confirmed by testing and 517 are thought about
possible cases of COVID-19, the disease triggered by the coronavirus.One hundred thirty-nine people have actually died with COVID-19 in Maine, and 4,364 have recuperated from the disease.A rash of

break outs in York County has driven case numbers higher in current weeks, as Sanford social clubs such as Baker Co., the Elks Lodge, the American Legion, the Lafayette Social Club and the Sanford VFW have found more cases.York County’s cumulative case load grew by 15 to 1,060 on Sunday– about a third of the day’s new

cases.Also last week, Inland Healthcare facility in Waterville quarantined 10 members of its personnel who came into contact with a patient later on discovered to have COVID-19. 2 of those staff members have tested favorable for the infection, Inland Healthcare facility, part of the 10-hospital Northern Light Health network, revealed late Saturday. The infected staff members were not care companies, and had “social contact with the client prior to admission,” the hospital stated in a statement.Much of the growth in cases in York County has been connected to a congested wedding reception in Millinocket that has straight or indirectly led to at least 177 cases and, as of Saturday, 8 deaths.The reception happened on Aug. 7. Considering that late August, Maine state officials have stepped up enforcement for pandemic-era organization guidelines, issuing citations to 14 establishments for”impending health risks “related to infection control.Before the enforcement push, the state had provided just 2 such citations given that the pandemic started, according to records acquired by the Portland

Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. Most of the mentioned services are restaurants, and all gotten information about health and safety requirements– such as face coverings and social distancing– prior to enforcement

action happened, health officials said.The state has likewise received countless grievances through an online website hosted by the Maine Department of Economic and Neighborhood Development. Some were duplicates, or were complaints about Gov. Janet Mills ‘pandemic-related

limitations; still, officials acted on more than 1,000 complaints.The University of Maine System on Sunday reported an extra case of COVID-19, at the University of Southern Maine. A student living in off-campus housing evaluated favorable for the infection and is in seclusion, university officials stated. That raises the variety of active cases to one throughout

all 8 of the system’s schools. County by county in Maine considering that the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 682 COVID-19 cases in Androscoggin, 42 in Aroostook, 2,282 in Cumberland, 59 in Franklin, 53 in Hancock, 206 in Kennebec, 35 in Knox, 39

in Lincoln, 121 in Oxford, 252 in Penobscot, 8 in Piscataquis, 64 in Sagadahoc, 86 in Somerset, 73 in Waldo, 15 in Washington, and 1,060 in York.By age, 10.8 percent of clients were under 20, while 16.8 percent remained in their 20s, 15.3 percent were in their 30s, 14.5 percent remained in their 40s, 16.2 percent were

in their 50s, 11.5 percent were in their 60s, 7.6 percent were in their 70s, and 7.3 percent were 80 or over.Women still make up a slight bulk of cases, at simply over 51 percent.Of the 16 patients in Maine health centers with COVID-19 on Sunday, 4 were in intensive care and one was on a ventilator. The state had 117 intensive care unit beds available of a

overall 380, and 248 ventilators available of 317. There were also 444 alternative ventilators.Around the world on Sunday night, there were 30.9 million understood cases of COVID-19 and more than 959,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. The United States had more than 6.7 million cases and 199,474 deaths.Related Headlines Void username/password. Please check your e-mail to verify and finish your registration.Use the form below to reset your password

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