There were 13 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Knox County during the past day, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday, Nov. 3.

And, another Knox County resident was admitted to a hospital in the past day due to the virus.

Knox County has seen 130 new cases in one week — since Oct. 28. There have been three additional hospitalizations of Knox County residents in the past week as well.

Since the pandemic began, 2,114 Knox County residents have been diagnosed with the virus, 53 have been admitted to hospitals, and 13 have died.

Statewide, an additional 660 cases were reported in the past day. There were 14 additional deaths reported statewide Nov. 3, increasing the number to 1,193. When such a large number of deaths are reported in one day, often it is because the CDC is catching up on earlier deaths that had not yet been reported.

There were 17 additional people statewide were admitted to hospitals in Maine with COVID-19 during the past day, increasing that number to 2,832 since the pandemic began in March 2020.

There has been another spike in hospitalizations. Currently, 216 Mainers are hospitalized with the virus, 79 are in critical care units and 41 on respirators.

The CDC reported Nov. 2, 30,683 Knox County residents — 87 percent of the eligible population — are fully vaccinated. This is an increase of 133 people over the past day.

Statewide, 80 percent of people have been fully vaccinated.

Health officials continue to urge people wear masks in indoor public places and to get vaccinated.