The number of active cases of people diagnosed with COVID-19 rose again on Sunday with Knox County reporting an additional case.

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Sunday, April 26, that there have been 1,015 people confirmed to have had the new virus since the outbreak began last month. This is an increase of 25 since Saturday.

Of those diagnosed 532 have recovered, an increase of 13 from the previous day.

There were no additional deaths as the total remains at 50. The first death in Maine occurred March 27.

The number of active cases increased to 433 on Sunday. The peak was reached April 17 when there were 446 active cases.

The active confirmed Knox County cases increased to four on Sunday with 14 confirmed cases since the outbreak began last month and 10 recoveries.

Waldo County active cases remain at 19 with 48 overall cases, 18 recoveries, and 11 deaths.

Lincoln County's active confirmed cases dropped to two with 12 cases since the beginning and 10 recoveries.

The number of people hospitalized statewide with COVID-19 was at 39 as of Sunday. 19 are in critical care units and seven of those people are on respirators.

The CDC director said April 22 that 16,784 people tested negative for the new virus.

Of the people who have tested positive as of Sunday, the most have been for people in their 50s which accounted for 195 of the confirmed cases since the outbreak started. There have been 173 people in their 60s, 142 in their 70s, 135 in their 40s, 137 who are 80 or older, 106 in their 30s, 106 in their 20s and 21 who are younger than 20.