23 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Maine

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Another 23 coronavirus cases have been reported in Maine, health officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday’s report brings the cumulative total of coronavirus cases across the state to 4,734. Of those, 4,258 have been confirmed positive, while 476 were classified as “probable cases,” according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

The agency revised Tuesday’s cumulative total to 4,711 down from 4,713, meaning there was an increase of 21 over the previous day’s report, state data show. As the Maine CDC continues to investigate previously reported cases, some are determined to have not been the coronavirus, or coronavirus cases not involving Mainers. Those are removed from the state’s cumulative total.

New cases were reported in Androscoggin (2), Cumberland (1), Kennebec (1), Somerset (2) and York (14) counties, state data show. Information about where additional cases were reported wasn’t immediately available.

No new deaths were reported Wednesday, leaving the statewide death toll at 134. Nearly all deaths have been in Mainers over age 60.


So far, 429 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. Information about those currently hospitalized wasn’t immediately available.

Meanwhile, 49 more people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing total recoveries to 4,135. That means there …

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