There were five more COVID-19 cases reported during the past day in the three Midcoast counties, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Feb. 25.

There were also 24 additional deaths were reported statewide by the CDC on Thursday. This follows 17 additional deaths reported on Wednesday.

Knox County reported one additional case, according to the CDC on Thursday.

Since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020, Knox County has had 630 cases, 211 have completed isolation and five deaths. The number of people hospitalized in Knox County at some point since the pandemic began in mid-March increased by one on Feb. 25, reaching 27.

The CDC also reports 9,714 vaccinations were administered in Knox County — 6,716 with the first doses and 2,998 with the second doses.

Lincoln County reported to additional cases on Feb. 25. Another death was also reported.

Lincoln County has had 576 cases, 164 completed isolations and two deaths. The number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began remained at  15.

The CDC reported 9,547 vaccinations were administered in Lincoln County — 6,696 first doses and 2,761 second doses.

Waldo County reported two additional cases on Feb. 25.

Waldo County has had 580 cases, 214 completed isolations and 19 deaths. Twenty-five residents have been hospitalized since the pandemic began, an increase of one in the past day.

The CDC reported 8,451 vaccinations were administered in Waldo County — 5,950 first doses and 2,501 second doses.

Statewide, there were 217 new cases reported Feb. 25.

Total cases since the pandemic began in Maine in mid-March is 44,117.

There were seven additional people completing isolation, with that number reaching 12,786 since the pandemic began in Maine.

Twenty-four additional deaths were reported statewide on Feb. 25 with the death toll increasing to 701 since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020. One death was in Lincoln County; four in Oxford County; three each in Cumberland, York, and Penobscot counties; and two each in Androscoggin, Kennebec, Franklin, Hancock, and Sagadahoc counties.

Two were between 60 and 69 years old, nine were between 70 and 79 years old, and 13 were 80 or older. All of the additional deaths reported today result from review of death certificates.

The number of people hospitalized since the outbreak began has been 1,521, an increase of six from a day earlier.

There are currently 74 people in Maine in the hospital due to COVID-19. That includes 25 people in intensive care units and seven people on ventilators.

Of the 701 Maine people with COVID-19 who died, 389 were 80 years old or older, 186 were in their 70s, 62 were in their 60s, 28 in their 50s, 10 people in their 40s and one in their 30s and one in his 20s. The age ranges of the most recent deaths have not yet been released.

Cumberland County has seen the worst of the outbreak, with 177 of the deaths being residents from there. York County has had 113 deaths, 82 in Penobscot, 55  in Androscoggin, 49 in Kennebec, 46 in Oxford County, 43 in Aroostook, 32 in Hancock County, 27 in Somerset, 19 in Waldo County, 14 in Washington County, 10 in Franklin County, five in Knox County, three in Sagadahoc, two in Lincoln, and one in Piscataquis.