Maine CDC reports one new coronavirus-related death, 28 new cases

LOOKING NOW AT THE LATEST CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS FROM THE MAINE CDC. THERE ARE 28 NEW CASES REPORTED TODAY. THE TOTAL IS NOW 32-HUNDRED- 19. THERE’S ALSO ONE NEW DEATH – SO THAT TOTAL IS NOW 105. ACTIVE CASES ARE NOW AT 491 IT’S ALSO IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THE CASE DATA ON THE MAINE CDC WEBSITE NOW REFLECTS CASES FOR THE DAY áBEFOR

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Maine CDC reports one new coronavirus-related death, 28 new cases

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new coronavirus-related death and 28 new cases on Monday.A total of 105 Mainers with COVID-19 have died, according to the Maine CDC. The new death was a woman in her 60s from Kennebec County.The 28 new cases brings the total in Maine to 3,219.A total of 2,263 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 46 over the past 24 hours.Slow the Spread: CLICK HERE to read the CDC guidelines on coronavirusMAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA Deaths: 105 Total cases: 3,219 Confirmed cases: 2,863 Probable cases: 356 Cumulative positivity rate: 3.93% Patients recovered: 2,623 Active cases: 491 Currently hospitalized: 31 Patients in ICU: 8 Patients on ventilators: 4Get 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.WHAT’S NEW: WEEK OF JUNE 29According to Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. has surpassed 2.5 million infections. There have been at least 125,000 deaths. Last week, many states broke their records for new cases in a day and the U.S. also recorded a record high of single-day cases with 40,173 reported Friday.In Texas and Florida — both of which have raised alarm among experts with a rapid rise in cases — bars were ordered closed for a second time after officials suggested they were a driving force behind cases of coronavirus. In a similar move, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered bars closed in seven counties.Dr. Anthony Fauci says he would “settle” for a COVID-19 vaccine that’s 70% to 75% effective, but that this incomplete protection, coupled with the fact that many Americans say they won’t get a coronavirus vaccine, makes it “unlikely” that the U.S. will achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell the outbreak.15-year-old Max Melia from the United Kingdom invented Vybpro, a watch that can help stop people from subconsciously touching their faces and possibly contracting the coronavirus.At 102 years old, Mildred “Gerri” Schappals has seen a lot, surviving the 1918 flu pandemic, two bouts with cancer and now, COVID-19.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 front lines 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 28 new cases on Monday.

A total of 105 Mainers with COVID-19 have died, according to the Maine CDC. The new death was a woman in her 60s from Kennebec County.

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The 28 new cases brings the total in Maine to 3,219.

A total of 2,263 Mainers have recovered from the virus, which is an increase of 46 over the past 24 hours.

Slow the Spread: CLICK HERE to read the CDC guidelines on coronavirus

MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA

  • Deaths: 105
  • Total cases: 3,219
  • Confirmed cases: 2,863
  • Probable cases: 356
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 3.93%
  • Patients recovered: 2,623
  • Active cases: 491
  • Currently hospitalized: 31
  • Patients in ICU: 8
  • Patients on ventilators: 4

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.

WHAT’S NEW: WEEK OF JUNE 29

According to Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. has surpassed 2.5 million infections. There have been at least 125,000 deaths. Last week, many states broke their records for new cases in a day and the U.S. also recorded a record high of single-day cases with 40,173 reported Friday.

In Texas and Florida — both of which have raised alarm among experts with a rapid rise in cases — bars were ordered closed for a second time after officials suggested they were a driving force behind cases of coronavirus. In a similar move, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered bars closed in seven counties.

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he would “settle” for a COVID-19 vaccine that’s 70% to 75% effective, but that this incomplete protection, coupled with the fact that many Americans say they won’t get a coronavirus vaccine, makes it “unlikely” that the U.S. will achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell the outbreak.

15-year-old Max Melia from the United Kingdom invented Vybpro, a watch that can help stop people from subconsciously touching their faces and possibly contracting the coronavirus.

At 102 years old, Mildred “Gerri” Schappals has seen a lot, surviving the 1918 flu pandemic, two bouts with cancer and now, COVID-19.

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 front lines 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.