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Another Knox County resident hospitalized from virus

Midcoast sees 14 more COVID-19 cases, CDC reports Tuesday

Five more deaths reported statewide
By Stephen Betts | Apr 27, 2021
Photo by: Maine CDC

Knox County reported two additional COVID-19 cases in the past day, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday.

Since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020, Knox County has had 957 cases and five deaths. The number of people who were hospitalized in Knox County at some point since the pandemic began in mid-March increased by one in the past day, reaching 31.

The CDC also reports 35,846 vaccinations were administered in Knox County 19,521with the first doses and 16,327 with the second doses. This is an increase of 177 in the past day. This means 58 percent of all Knox County residents have had at least one vaccination and 48 percent all required shots.

Lincoln County reported five additional cases April 27.

Lincoln County has had 826 cases and two deaths. The number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began remained at 19.

The CDC reported 32,196 vaccinations were administered in Lincoln County — 18,289 first doses and 13,907 second doses. This is an increase of 162 in the past day.

Waldo County reported seven additional cases April 27.

Waldo County has had 822 cases and 19 deaths. Twenty-nine residents were hospitalized at some point from the virus since the pandemic began.

The CDC reported 30,486 vaccinations were administered in Waldo County — 16,865 first doses and 13,621 second doses. This is an increase of 162.

Statewide, there were 425 additional cases reported April 27.

Total cases since the pandemic began in Maine in mid-March is 60,430.

There were five additional deaths reported April 27, increasing the number to 777 since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020. Two of the deaths were in Kennebec County, two in Androscoggin County, and one in Cumberland County.

The number of people hospitalized at some point since the outbreak began is 1,829, an increase of nine patients in the past day.

Currently there are 114 people hospitalized in Maine with COVID-19, 46 in critical care units, and 14 on ventilators.

Of the 777 Maine people with COVID-19 who died, 414 were 80 years old or older, 200 were in their 70s, 71 were in their 60s, 34 in their 50s, 12 people in their 40s, one in their 30s, and two in his

Cumberland County has seen the worst of the outbreak, with 189 of the deaths being residents from there. York County has had 130 deaths, 89 in Penobscot, 65 in Kennebec, 65  in Androscoggin, 62 in Oxford County, 45 in Aroostook, 36 in Hancock County, 29 in Somerset, 19 in Waldo County, 15 in Washington County, 12 in Franklin County, eight in Sagadahoc, five in Knox County, four in Piscataquis and two in Lincoln County.

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