UPPER 70S. THE LATEST CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS RELEASED FROM THE MAINE CDC EARLIER TODAY… 32 NEW CASES TODAY, FOR A NEW TOTAL OF 4- THOUSAND, 2- HUNDRED AND 85 CASES. SADLY ANOTHER PERSON HAS DIED, THIS TIME IN ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY, THE DEATH TOLL NOW RISING TO ONE HUNDRED AND 29. ACTIVE CASES NOW AT 4- HUNDRED AND 58, TAKI

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Maine CDC reports another coronavirus-related death, 32 new cases

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new coronavirus-related death and 32 new cases on FridayFriday’s death was a woman in her 70s from AndroscogA total of 129 Mainers with COVID-19 have died since the outbreak began. The 32 additional cases bring the total in Maine to 4,285.A total of 3,698 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 19 over the past 24 hours.Active cases rose to 458.MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:Deaths: 129Total cases: 4,285Confirmed cases: 3,847Probable cases: 438Cumulative positivity rate: 2.26%14-day positivity rate: 0.6%Patients recovered: 3,662Active cases: 458Currently hospitalized: 7Patients in intensive care unit: 1Patients on ventilators: 1Get the latest coronavirus information from the Maine CDCWHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?Symptoms of coronavirus may include fever, cough, difficulty breathing and sore throat. Symptoms generally appear two to 14 days after exposure.Other symptoms include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache and new loss of taste and/or smell.Health officials said most patients experience mild symptoms and can recover at home.However, some patients, particularly those with underlying medical conditions, may experience more severe respiratory illness.Coronavirus appears to spread in similar ways to the flu and the common cold, which includes through the air by coughing and sneezing, close personal contact such as touching and shaking hands and touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose or eyes.Anyone experiencing symptoms is urged to call their health care provider and not just show up in person.COVID-19 RESOURCES:Maine Helps: The Maine Helps website offers ways Mainers can directly help nonprofits, health care and businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.FrontLine WarmLine: Maine Department of Health and Human Services phone line to help Mainers who are working on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak. The phone line will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440. The service will eventually include a text option, officials said.211 Maine: The state’s 211 system can answer general questions about coronavirus from callers. Mainers can also text 898-211 to have their questions answered.NAMI Maine Resources: NAMI Maine is offering several programs to help people with mental health concerns due to the COVID-19 crisis.

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new coronavirus-related death and 32 new cases on Friday

Friday’s death was a woman in her 70s from AndroscogA total of 129 Mainers with COVID-19 have died since the outbreak began.

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The 32 additional cases bring the total in Maine to 4,285.

A total of 3,698 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 19 over the past 24 hours.

Active cases rose to 458.

MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:

  • Deaths: 129
  • Total cases: 4,285
  • Confirmed cases: 3,847
  • Probable cases: 438
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 2.26%
  • 14-day positivity rate: 0.6%
  • Patients recovered: 3,662
  • Active cases: 458
  • Currently hospitalized: 7
  • Patients in intensive care unit: 1
  • Patients on ventilators: 1

Get the latest coronavirus information from the Maine CDC

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

Symptoms of coronavirus may include fever, cough, difficulty breathing and sore throat. Symptoms generally appear two to 14 days after exposure.

Other symptoms include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache and new loss of taste and/or smell.

Health officials said most patients experience mild symptoms and can recover at home.

However, some patients, particularly those with underlying medical conditions, may experience more severe respiratory illness.

Coronavirus appears to spread in similar ways to the flu and the common cold, which includes through the air by coughing and sneezing, close personal contact such as touching and shaking hands and touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose or eyes.

Anyone experiencing symptoms is urged to call their health care provider and not just show up in person.

COVID-19 RESOURCES:

  • Maine Helps: The Maine Helps website offers ways Mainers can directly help nonprofits, health care and businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • FrontLine WarmLine: Maine Department of Health and Human Services phone line to help Mainers who are working on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak. The phone line will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440. The service will eventually include a text option, officials said.
  • 211 Maine: The state’s 211 system can answer general questions about coronavirus from callers. Mainers can also text 898-211 to have their questions answered.
  • NAMI Maine Resources: NAMI Maine is offering several programs to help people with mental health concerns due to the COVID-19 crisis.
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