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Three University of Maine students have tested positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation.

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Maine's Department of Health and Human Services is offering temporary incentive payments to health care providers who treat children enrolled in MaineCare.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control Friday is reporting an additional death associated with COVID-19, a woman in her 70s from Androscoggin County. There have been 129 deaths related to COVID-19 in Maine.

Nearly half of the 65 people who attended an early August wedding in the Millinocket area have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Five more swab and send COVID-19 testing sites are opening next week in southern, western and Midcoast Maine.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control Thursday is reporting another death associated with COVID-19, and 19 additional cases of the disease. Meanwhile, Gov. Janet Mills is taking steps aimed at helping small businesses and nonprofits survive the pandemic.

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One person linked to the COVID-19 outbreak at a Millinocket-area wedding has been admitted to Millinocket Regional Hospital.

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In Maine Public’s series “Lessons From The Pandemic,” we've been talking with Mainers about some of the issues that COVID-19 has revealed in communities around Maine, and the lessons we can learn from them for the future.

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Maine's count of COVID-19 cases grew overnight by 21, bringing the net total of cases since the pandemic began to 4,234.  The death toll remained unchanged at 127.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control is trying to pinpoint the origins of an outbreak of COVID-19 associated with a Millinocket-area wedding.

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There was a time when the daily routine of a school nurse involved dispensing medications, disinfecting scrapes and cuts and calling parents to come and pick up a sick child.

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Maine's total number of COVID-19 cases logged since the pandemic began rose by 16 overnight to 4,213. The death toll held steady at 127.

MILLINOCKET, Maine - The Maine Center for Disease Control says two dozen people tested positive for the coronavirus after a wedding reception in Millinocket.

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The overall number of COVID-19 cases Maine has logged since the pandemic's onset grew by 29 overnight to 4,197.  The number of deaths remained unchanged at 127.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting an additional 24 cases of COVID-19 Sunday.