The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Maine increased on Monday but there were no additional deaths.

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, May 4 an additional 20 cases of COVID-19 either confirmed or probable, bringing the number of cases since the outbreak began in March to 1,205.

Of those diagnosed, 720 have recovered, an increase of 14 since the previous day.

The statewide death toll remained at 57 on Monday. The first Maine death was reported March 27.

The number of active confirmed cases statewide rose by six, reaching 428 on Monday. The peak was reached April 17 when there were 446 active cases.

The active confirmed Knox County cases remained at three on Monday with 16 cases since the outbreak began and 13 recoveries.

Waldo County active cases remained at eight on Monday with 49 overall cases, 28 recoveries, and the 13 deaths. The cases and deaths have been concentrated at the Tall Pines long term care center in Belfast.

Lincoln County's active cases dropped to two on Monday with 13 cases and 11 recoveries.

The number of people hospitalized statewide with COVID-19 was at 37 as of Monday. Eighteen are in critical care units and 11 of those people are on respirators.

The number of people who tested negative for the virus increased 2,762 during the past week, reaching 19,536 as of April 29.

Of the people who tested positive as of Monday, the Maine CDC reports that most were people in their 50s, which accounted for 234 of the confirmed cases since the outbreak started. There have been 201 people in their 60s, 175 in their 40s, 158 in their 70s, 147 who were 80 or older, 131 in their 30s, 131 in their 20s, and 28 who were younger than 20.

Fifty-four percent of the confirmed cases have been women and 46 percent men.