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2 more Mainers die and 882 new coronavirus cases reported on Wednesday

Virus Outbreak Maine
Robert F. Bukaty
A man wears a mask to help fight the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Portland, Maine. State officials reported more cases of COVID-19.

It's another day with many new coronavirus infections reported in Maine.

On Wednesday, the state CDC posted new data showing that 882 Mainers have tested positive for COVID-19.

That brings the seven-day average of new cases to 544, up from 473 one week earlier.

Two more people have died from COVID-19, and 225 people are now hospitalized with the disease in Maine. Sixty-nine are in critical care and 29 are on ventilators.