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3 more deaths and 847 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine on Thursday

Jennifer Conary
Robert F. Bukaty
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Jennifer Conary looks away as she receives a COVID-19 vaccination, Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Auburn, Maine.

Maine is reporting 847 new coronavirus cases today.

The state CDC says that three more people have died with the disease.

As of Thursday, 324 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Maine. Of those, 104 people were in critical care, with 53 on ventilators.

Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah says that the new omicron variant has not been yet been detected here and the delta variant continues to drive the fall surge.