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Maine Reports 363 New COVID-19 Cases Since Start Of Weekend

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

The Maine CDC is reporting 363 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

That includes a few days of case reports going back to the end of last week. No additional deaths have been reported.

The seven-day average of new cases now stands at 156, and the number of people seriously sickened by the virus has spiked.

On Tuesday, 117 are in the hospital. Sixty-one patients are in the ICU, and 25 are on ventilators.