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Maine CDC Reporting Additional 25 Cases Of COVID-19 In The State

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A pathologist holds a vial from a COVID-19 test kit.

State Health Officials are reporting another 25 cases of COVID-19 in Maine Sunday, but no additional deaths.

The Maine Center for Disease control says there have been 1015 confirmed cases and 50 deaths in the state; 532 people have recovered from the disease.

There are currently 39 people in the state hospitalized with COVID-19, seven of whom are on ventilators.

Cumberland County continues to have the highest number of deaths from the disease with 24.

The CDC reports that almost two-thirds of COVID-19 cases have been in people in their 50s though 80s. Nursing home residents account for about half of Maine's COVID-19 deaths.

Updated 1:14 p.m. April 26, 2020