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Knox County reports no additional COVID-19 cases, CDC reports Sunday

By Stephen Betts | Apr 04, 2021
Photo by: Maine CDC

Knox County reported no additional COVID-19 cases in the past day, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday.

Since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020, Knox County has had 819 cases, and five deaths. The number of people who have been hospitalized in Knox County at some point since the pandemic began in mid-March remained at 30.

The CDC also reports 25,285 vaccinations have been administered in Knox County — 15,383 with the first doses and 9,786 with the second doses. This is an increase of 360 in the past day.

Knox County's overall population is estimated at about 40,000 people.

Lincoln County reported five additional cases on April 4.

Lincoln County has had 680 cases, and two deaths. The number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began remained at 17.

The CDC reported 23,355 vaccinations have been administered in Lincoln County — 14,226 first doses and 9,129 second doses. This is an increase of 219 in the past day.

Waldo County reported one additional case on April 4.

Waldo County has had 722 cases and 19 deaths. Twenty-seven residents have been hospitalized at some point from the virus since the pandemic began.

The CDC reported 21,533 vaccinations have been administered in Waldo County — 13,233 first doses and 8,300 second doses. This is an increase of 363.

Statewide, there were 295 new cases reported April 4.

Total cases since the pandemic began in Maine in mid-March is 51,763.

There were no additional deaths reported April 4, keeping the number at 745 since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020.

The number of people hospitalized at some point since the outbreak began is 1,689.

There are currently 73 people in Maine in the hospital due to COVID-19. That includes 23 people in intensive care units and eight on ventilators.

Of the 745 Maine people with COVID-19 who died, 409 were 80 years old or older, 193 were in their 70s, 68 were in their 60s, 31 in their 50s, 11 people in their 40s and one in their 30s and one in his 20s. The age ranges of the most recent deaths have not yet been released.

Cumberland County has seen the worst of the outbreak, with 186 of the deaths being residents from there. York County has had 127 deaths, 88 in Penobscot, 59  in Androscoggin, 58 in Kennebec, 56 in Oxford County, 44 in Aroostook, 35 in Hancock County, 28 in Somerset, 19 in Waldo County, 15 in Washington County, 12 in Franklin County, five in Knox County, four in Piscataquis, three in Sagadahoc, and two in Lincoln County.

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