Maine reports more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday
The Maine CDC is reporting 1,042 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
The single-day jump is the state’s largest during the entire pandemic.
The seven-day average of new cases is now at 506.
No additional deaths were reported on Wednesday.
For the fifth time in a week, the state has also set a new record for COVID hospitalizations. Two hundred and eighty people are hospitalized with the disease in Maine today. Seventy-seven are reported to be in critical care and 36 on ventilators.