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Maine CDC Reports 1 New Death, 21 New Cases Of COVID-19

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Coronavirus testing kits sit in a box at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site, Friday, July 10, 2020, in Las Vegas.

The Maine Center for Disease Control Saturday is reporting another death associated with COVID-19. So far in the state 112 people who have had the disease have died.

As of 4 p.m. Saturday, the CDC had not released additional details about the individual's death.

The CDC is also reporting 21 additional diagnosed cases of COVID-19, making the total number in the state 3,520. Of those, 2,972 individuals have recovered from the disease. 

Sixteen people are currently being hospitalized for COVID-19, and four of those individuals are on ventilators.

On Wednesday of this week, Gov. Janet Mills issued an executive order extending the state of emergency another month. She also issued a new mandate requiring people to wear face masks in certain Maine businesses. You can find more details about that mandate here.