Coronavirus Status In Maine: CDC Director Announces Latest Developments Regarding COVID-19

Mar 20, 2020

This is a special two-hour Maine Calling program as part of our ongoing coverage of the coronavirus crisis in Maine.

Dr. Nirav Shah, the director of Maine's Center for Disease Control and Prevention, announces the latest status of COVID-19 cases in Maine as well as new developments in testing and treatment for the virus.

Shah answers listener questions on how the coronavirus spreads, who is at risk, how to treat symptoms, who should self-isolate, how prepared Maine's systems are for increased cases, what the CDC is prioritzing and other pressing issues that Mainers are concerned about in this difficult time.