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10 more deaths and 1,302 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine on Thursday

APTOPIX Maine Daily Life
Robert F. Bukaty
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The sun shines over Casco Bay, but does little to warm the frigid air for a walker on the Eastern Promenade, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, in Portland, Maine. Early morning temperatures were in the single digits Fahrenheit. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Maine is reporting 1,302 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday.

That continues a trend of some of the highest daily case counts of the pandemic for the last few weeks.

The state CDC says 10 additional people have died with COVID-19.

The number of hospitalized COVID patients has jumped this week, hitting 382 on Wednesday. There were 117 people in critical care and 59 on ventilators.