Coronavirus Update: What is Currently Happening in Maine, from Testing to Preventive Measures
The coronavirus crisis has now been designated a pandemic by the World Health Organization. How is Maine responding to COVID-19, especially now that there is someone who has tested positive in Maine? Our panel of experts shares the latest news on the disease and what steps the state is taking to address this public health crisis—including state testing for the virus and a newly formed state task force.
- Dr. Nirav Shah, director of Maine's Center for Disease Control
- Dr. Dora Mills, chief health improvement officer for MaineHealth
- Elizabeth McLellan, founder and president of Partners for World Health
Governor Mills, Maine CDC Announce First Presumptive Positive Case and Additional Steps to Respond to COVID-19 - Gov. Mills said the state is restricting out-of-state travel for state employees, and is recommending that events that involve gatherings of more than 250 people be postponed. She also issued an insurance emergency response order.
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