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Maine Reports 29 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Deaths On Tuesday

Jacob Conary
Robert F. Bukaty
Jacob Conary, 15, listens to advice from a medical assistant after receiving his first shot of the COVID-19 vaccination, Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Auburn, Maine. Vaccination clinics in Maine recently opened up to 12 to 15-year-olds.

The Maine Center for Disease Control has identified 29 new cases of COVID-19. 13 were reported yesterday, the lowest number since late summer of last year. The state has recorded 68,632 since the pandemic began.

Three new deaths were reported. The current number of patients with the disease who have died is 848.

Hospitalizations include 39 patients. 19 are in critical care. 12 are on ventilators.

The Maine CDC's regularly scheduled briefing on the pandemic is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday. Maine Public will bring that to you live.