Maine's Daily COVID-19 Count Reaches Triple Digits For Third Day
The state is reporting another 145 cases of COVID-19 on Friday. That brings the seven-day average of new infections to 110 — its highest point since late spring.
No additional deaths have been reported for the last six days.
Forty-four people were hospitalized with the virus on Thursday morning. Eighteen were in critical care and seven were on ventilators.
The state CDC reports that 61% of all Mainers have now gotten vaccinated against COVID-19.
Seven Maine counties now fall under the state's indoor face mask guidance because of higher transmission of the virus.