The three Midcoast counties saw three additional cases of COVID-19 in the past day, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday.

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

Since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020, Knox County has had 1,145 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 47,969 vaccinations were administered in Knox County. This is an increase of 120 in the past day. This means Knox County has reached President Joe Biden’s goal of 70 percent by July 4.

Lincoln County reported two additional cases in the past day.

Lincoln County has had 1,078 cases and three deaths since the pandemic began. The number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began remained at 25.

The CDC reported 43,012 vaccinations were administered in Lincoln County. This is an increase of 97 in the past day. Seventy percent of residents had completed their vaccinations.

Waldo County reported no additional cases in the past day.

Waldo County has had 1,047 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 40,931 vaccinations were administered in Waldo County. This is an increase of 69 in the past day. Sixty percent of residents have completed their vaccinations.

Statewide, there were 51 additional cases during the past day.

Total cases since the pandemic began in Maine in mid-March is 68,683.

The CDC also reports that there have been 457 cases of COVID-19 in people who have been fully vaccinated.

There were five additional deaths reported statewide in the past day, increasing the number to 853 since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020. Two of the deaths were in Cumberland County, two in Aroostook, and one in York.

The number of people hospitalized at some point since the outbreak began is 2,056 an increase of five in the past day.

Currently, there are 38 people hospitalized in Maine with COVID-19, 20 in critical care units and 12 on ventilators. This is a significant decline.

Of the 853 Maine people with COVID-19 who died, 428 were 80 years old or older, 210 were in their 70s, 89 were in their 60s, 40 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 200 of the deaths being residents from there. York County has had 134 deaths, 95 in Penobscot, 85 in Androscoggin, 74 in Kennebec, 67 in Oxford County, 48

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in Aroostook, 38 in Hancock County, 33 in Somerset, 21 in Waldo County, 17 in Washington County, 15 in Franklin County, 11Google in Sagadahoc, six in Piscataquis, six in Knox County and three in Lincoln County.