Maine reports 897 new coronavirus infections, 10 deaths since end of last week
Maine is reporting 897 new cases of COVID-19 since the end of last week.
Those numbers include updated case data from Sunday and Monday. They come as the Maine CDC continues to work through a backlog of positive test results stretching back about a week.
The seven-day average of new cases is now 595, which is down slightly from a recent peak of 611 at the end of the last week.
The state is also reporting 10 more deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday.
There were 192 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Maine on Monday, down from a pandemic high of 214 two weeks earlier.