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Another Person Dies As 17 New Cases Of COVID-19 Diagnosed In Maine

Willis Ryder Arnold
Maine Public
A COVID-19 closure sign at Fort Williams State Park, May 8, 2020.

The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting another death, and an increase in cases of COVID-19 to 3,440, 17 more than Monday.  The individual who died was a man in his 90s from Cumberland County, CDC officials say, bringing the death toll from the virus to 110.  Most of the new cases reported Tuesday are among residents of Cumberland and York counties.

Throughout the pandemic, a total of 2,816 people have recovered from the virus, 29 more than reported Monday. That leaves a total of 514 active cases in Maine.

Three-hundred-sixty people have had to be hospitalized at some point during their bout with COVID-19.

The Maine CDC's next media briefing on the coronavirus is scheduled for Wednesday.

Updated 11:14 a.m. ET, July 7, 2020.