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2 COVID-19 Deaths, 205 Cases Added On Saturday

Virus Outbreak Maine
Robert F. Bukaty
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AP
Visitors wear face coverings, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Portland, Maine. COVID-19 continues to spread in Maine due to the highly transmissible delta variant.

The Maine CDC added 205 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, and two more Mainers have died.

That brings the total number of cases reported in the state to 73,659, with 924 total deaths.

In the last 7 days, Maine has added an average of 190 cases per day.

Eighty-eight Mainers are currently hospitalized with the disease, with 44 patients in critical care and 19 on ventilators.