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Maine CDC Reports 42 New COVID-19 Cases

Nick Woodward
Maine Public
Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah answers a question from Steve Mistler at a coronavirus press briefing March 26, 2020.

The Maine CDC is reporting an increase of 42 new cases of COVID-19, for a cumulative total of 2,524.

No new deaths were reported; the total death toll from the disease in Maine remains at 98.

Of Maine's total cases, 581 remain active, and 1,845 people have recovered.

Fourteen COVID-19 patients are reported to be in critical care, with 145 critical care beds available. Six-hundred seventy-three ventilators are available, and seven are in use.