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7 Deaths, 344 COVID-19 Cases Added Saturday

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Robert F. Bukaty
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Associated Press file
Dec. 8, 2020, file photo, a healthcare worker wears personal protective equipment as she speaks with a patient at a mobile testing location for COVID-19 in Auburn, Maine.

Seven more Mainers have died with COVID-19, and 344 cases were reported Saturday.

The Maine CDC also added 700 cases of the disease on New Year's Day, and 4 deaths.

Six of the deaths reported Saturday were in people from Cumberland County, in their 60s, 70s and 80s. The seventh death was in a woman in her 90s from York County.

In all, 25,245 cases of the disease have been diagnosed and 358 Mainers have died.