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2 More Maine Deaths From COVID-19, Number Of Cases In The State Rises To 867

Nick Woodward
Maine Public
Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah answers a question from Steve Mistler at a coronavirus press briefing March 26, 2020.

State health officials say two more Mainers have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease to 34.

The number of confirmed cases is 867, which is 20 more than Saturday.

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of hospitalizations stands at 46, down from 49. Of those, 18 are in critical care, with nine on a ventilator.

Three-hundred ninety-three people have recovered from the disease.

Seventy-five percent of all the confirmed cases are in Cumberland, York and Kennebec Counties. A case has now been confirmed in Piscataquis, meaning there are confirmed cases in every county in Maine.

Updated 12:18 p.m. April 19, 2020