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Maine reports 1,433 new coronavirus cases, 17 deaths since Christmas Eve

Michael Montgomery
Robert F. Bukaty
Michael Montgomery wears a face-covering depicting an early version of the Maine state flag at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Augusta Armory, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, in Augusta, Maine.

Maine is reporting 1,433 new coronavirus infections since the end of last week. That includes data for Christmas Eve, the holiday weekend and Monday.

The state CDC is reporting 17 additional deaths from COVID-19.

On Monday, 330 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Maine. That was down from a pandemic high of 381 one week earlier.

A third of those were in critical care and 63 were on ventilators.