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Midcoast sees seven more COVID-19 cases, CDC reports Sunday

By Stephen Betts | Apr 25, 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 Sunday.

Since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020, Knox County has had 948 cases and five deaths. The number of people who were hospitalized in Knox County at some point since the pandemic began in mid-March remains at 30.

The CDC also reports 35,500 vaccinations were administered in Knox County 19,376 with the first doses and 16,124 with the second doses. This is an increase of 201 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 two additional cases April 25.

Lincoln County has had 808 cases and two deaths. The number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began remained at 19.

The CDC reported 31,724 vaccinations were administered in Lincoln County — 18,107 first doses and 13,615 second doses. This is an increase of 161 in the past day.

Waldo County reported three additional cases April 25.

Waldo County has had 815 cases and 19 deaths. Twenty-eight residents were hospitalized at some point from the virus since the pandemic began.

The CDC reported 30,297 vaccinations were administered in Waldo County — 16,808 first doses and 13,489 second doses. This is an increase of 265

Statewide, there were 164 additional cases reported April 25.

Total cases since the pandemic began in Maine in mid-March is 59,776.

There were no additional deaths reported April 25, keeping the number at 772 since the pandemic began in mid-March 2020.

The number of people hospitalized at some point since the outbreak began is 1,811, an increase of two patients in the past day.

Currently there are 122 people hospitalized in Maine with COVID-19, 46 in critical care units, and 19 on ventilators.

Of the 772 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 188 of the deaths being residents from there. York County has had 130 deaths, 89 in Penobscot, 65 in Kennebec, 63  in Androscoggin, 61 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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