The three Midcoast counties saw a combined three additional cases of COVID-19 in the past day, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday.

The downward trend in cases is also reflected in decreased hospitalizations because of the virus.

Knox County reported Tuesday one additional COVID-19 case in the past day.

Since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020, Knox County has had 1,140 cases and six deaths. The number of people who were hospitalized in Knox County at some point since the pandemic began remained at 36.

The CDC also reports 46,786 vaccinations were administered in Knox County. This is an increase of 355 in the past day. This means 68% of all Knox County residents have had all required shots.

The number of vaccinations has slowed down and is below President Joe Biden's goal of 70 percent by July 4 and below what is considered herd immunity.

Lincoln County reported two additional cases June 8.

Lincoln County has had 1,068 cases and three deaths since the pandemic began. The number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began remained at 24. The CDC reported 41,938 vaccinations were administered in Lincoln County. This is an increase of 150 in the past day. Sixty-seven percent of residents had completed their vaccinations.

Waldo County reported no additional cases on June 8.

Waldo County has had 1,036 cases. Thirty-five residents have hospitalized at some point from the virus since the pandemic began. Twenty-one people have died since the pandemic began 15 months ago.

The CDC reported 39,762 vaccinations were administered in Waldo County. This is an increase of 101 in the past day. Fifty-seven percent of residents have completed their vaccinations.

Statewide, there were 69 additional cases reported June 8.

Total cases since the pandemic began in Maine in mid-March is 68,331.

The CDC also reports that there have been 387 cases of COVID-19 in people who have been fully vaccinated.

There was one additional death reported statewide June 8, increasing the number to 840 since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020. The person was a man in his 50s Kennebec County.

The number of people hospitalized at some point since the outbreak began is 2,040 an increase of one in the past day.

Currently, there are 52 people hospitalized in Maine with COVID-19, 26 in critical care units and 13 on ventilators. This is a continued downward trend in hospitalizations from the virus.

Of the 840 Maine people with COVID-19 who died, 427 were 80 years old or older, 209 were in their 70s, 89 were in their 60s, 38 in their 50s, 13 people in their 40s, one in their 30s, four in their 20s, and one younger than 20.

Cumberland County has seen the worst of the outbreak, with 197 of the deaths being residents from there. York County has had 131 deaths, 94 in Penobscot, 85 in Androscoggin, 73 in Kennebec, 66 in Oxford County, 46 in Aroostook, 38 in Hancock County, 33 in Somerset, 21 in Waldo County, 16 in Washington County, 15 in Franklin County, 10 in Sagadahoc, six in Piscataquis, six in Knox County and three in Lincoln County.