Knox County saw 11 additional COVID-19 cases during the past day, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday, June 3.

Since the pandemic began in Maine in March 2020, 6,645 Knox County residents have been diagnosed with the virus, 87 have been admitted to hospitals, and 40 have died. This does not include results from at-home tests. There have been no additional hospitalizations or deaths reported in the past week in Knox County.

Statewide an additional 337 cases were reported during the past day. There were 15 additional deaths reported statewide June 3, increasing the number to 2,366. When there are so many deaths reported in one day, often it is the result of the CDC reviewing death certificates over the past several weeks.

There were 12 additional people statewide admitted to hospitals in Maine with COVID-19 during the past day, with the number at 4,997 since the pandemic began in March 2020.

The CDC reports 193 Mainers currently in the hospital, up from 167 last week. The peak was 436 in early January. Of the 193 hospitalized, 27 are in critical care units and four on ventilators. Seventy critical care beds are available in Maine.