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Maine CDC Adds 215 COVID-19 Cases On Sunday, No New Deaths

Lindsay Eysnogle, Marina Pickering, Kaitlyn Miller, Mitchell McCormick
Robert F. Bukaty
Island residents, Lindsay Eysnogle, left, her daughter, Marina Pickering and Kaitlyn Miller, center, do a happy dance with Mitchell McCormick to celebrate their COVID-19 vaccinations, Friday, March 19, 2021, on Islesford, Maine.

The Maine CDC has added 215 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. No new deaths were reported.

That brings the total number of cases in the state to 53,960. The death toll remains at 750.

As of Saturday morning, 68 Mainers were hospitalized with the disease, with 28 in critical care and 12 on ventilators.

More than 511,000 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, or about 45% of the eligible population.

The Maine CDC is next expected to brief the public on the pandemic at 2 p.m. Tuesday.