There were 25 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Knox County in the past two days, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Saturday, Nov. 13.

Since the pandemic began, 2,238 Knox County residents have been diagnosed with the virus, 54 have been admitted to hospitals, and 13 have died.

Statewide, an additional 799 cases were reported in the past two days. There were 10 additional deaths reported statewide Nov. 13, increasing the number to 1,230. One of the deaths was a Lincoln County resident.

No new data had been released Friday because CDC staff had Veterans Day off.

There were 15 additional people statewide admitted to hospitals in Maine with COVID-19 during the past two days, increasing that number to 2,935 since the pandemic began in March 2020.

A record number of Maine residents are hospitalized due to the the virus. The CDC reports that 248 Mainers are hospitalized with the virus, 72 in critical care units and 31 on respirators.

The CDC reported Nov. 12, 30,744 Knox County residents — 81 percent of the eligible population — are fully vaccinated. This is up 82 from two days earlier.

Statewide, 74 percent of eligible people have been fully vaccinated.

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