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Maine Public is committed to keeping you informed with reliable news, resources and guidance around the new coronavirus. Here's the latest on the the new coronavirus and the disease known as COVID-19. This guide will be updated with the most recent developments.

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Updated March 27, 2020 at 14:30 p.m. ET.

Maine Gov. Janet Mills has confirmed the state's first COVID-19 death. At an Augusta news briefing Friday, the governor said the individual was a man in his 80s from Cumberland County.

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Updated March 26, 2020 at 1:13 p.m. ET.

The number of COVID-19 cases in Maine has grown by 13 in a day to 155.  That's according to Maine Center for Disease Control Director Dr. Nirav Shah, who presented the new numbers Thursday morning at an Augusta press briefing.

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Maine Public is committed to keeping you informed with reliable news around the new coronavirus. Here you can find information and resources on the virus and the disease known as COVID-19 — how it arose and spread, recommendations on how to best protect yourself, and other information Mainers might find useful. This guide will be updated periodically.

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Two of the Maine Big Three colleges have reported positive cases of COVID-19 in their communities.

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