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Maine CDC: 4 Deaths, 163 Additional COVID-19 Cases On Tuesday

Robert F. Bukaty
Associated Press
Alex Mukai checks the temperature of a man to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus at the Town Mall, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, in Brunswick, Maine.

The Maine CDC has added four deaths and 163 COVID-19 cases to the state's total on Tuesday. One-hundred fifty-six people have now died with the disease.

In a press release, the CDC says the people who died were a woman and man, both in their 90s from York County; a woman in her 80s from Somerset County; and a man in his 70s from Kennebec County.

In total, 8,060 Mainers have been diagnosed with the disease. Of those, 6,100 people have recovered, leaving 1,804 active cases.

As of 11 a.m. Monday, 49 Mainers were hospitalized, 14 of whom were in critical care and five on ventilators.

This story will be updated.

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