Knox County saw 14 additional COVID-19 cases since Saturday, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday, Oct. 25.

And another Knox County resident died with the virus and two more Knox County residents were admitted to hospitals since Saturday.

Testing at the Rockland Wastewater Treatment Plant as of Oct. 20 showed a sharp drop in the virus in the community’s wastewater during the previous week after a spike the previous week.

Since the pandemic began in Maine in March 2020, 7,585 Knox County residents have been diagnosed with the virus (This does not include results from at-home tests), 114 have been admitted to hospitals, and 47 have died.

Statewide, an additional 489 cases were reported since Saturday. There were three additional deaths reported statewide Oct. 25, increasing the number to 2,638.

There were 26 additional people statewide admitted to a hospital in Maine with COVID-19 since Saturday, with the number at 6,095 since the pandemic began in March 2020.

The CDC reports 206 Mainers currently in the hospital with the virus. The peak was 436 in early January. Of the 206 hospitalized, 44 are in critical care units and four on ventilators. Thirty critical care beds are available in Maine.