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Willis Ryder Arnold / Maine Public

The Maine CDC is exploring ways for members of the public to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine. But agency director Dr. Nirav Shah says that will require an IT platform that can offer certain functions.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The Maine CDC is reporting 279 cases of COVID-19 in the state on Sunday. 

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Six more Mainers have died with COVID-19, and the state CDC is reporting 612 more cases.

Christophe Ena / Associated Press

President-elect Joe Biden announced on Friday that he wants to release nearly all available doses of the COVID-19 vaccine after he takes office on Jan. 20.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Maine reported 41 deaths related to COVID-19 on Friday, but the vast majority of them — 35 — actually happened last month.

Patty Wight / Maine Public

This week, frontline hospital staff who were the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are getting their second doses.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting another 525 new COVID-19 cases in the state on Wednesday.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The state Center for Disease Control reports another nine people have died from COVID-19 in Maine. And 597 new COVID-19 cases have been announced on Tuesday — an increase over the past two days.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Maine CDC director Dr. Nirav Shah says it’s only a matter of time before a new strain of the coronavirus will appear in the state.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

A man in his 60s from Hancock County has died with COVID-19, and 347 cases have been added to the state's total.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press file

Seven more Mainers have died with COVID-19, and 344 cases were reported Saturday.

Troy R. Bennett / Bangor Daily News

After 40 years in practice, one of Maine’s best-known addiction treatment specialists is retiring.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The number of new COVID-19 cases identified in the state is jumping up again.

COVID-19 vaccinations for EMS providers are underway in York County.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The director of the Maine CDC says his agency has received reports of a total of four adverse events from people who have received either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

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