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Maine CDC reports additional COVID-19 death, 168 new cases – WABI

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – The Maine CDC is reporting that one more person has died as a result of coronavirus, a man in his 70s from Cumberland County.

This, as cases top 10,000 in the state.

The total number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is now 174.

The Maine CDC is reporting 168 new cases Saturday.

There are 10,123 cases in our state since the pandemic began in March.

Currently, there are a 2,236 active cases, an increase in 41 since Friday.

The Maine CDC is reporting 123 more recoveries for a total of 7,713.

Maine CDC data for Saturday, November 21
Maine CDC data for Saturday, November 21(WABI)

Six of the sixteen counties are reporting double-digit cases.

Penobscot County is reporting the most new cases with 31.

York County has 30 new cases.

Androscoggin and Kennebec counties are each reporting 18 new cases.

The next Maine CDC briefing is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, November 23. An update on outbreak investigations will be provided during the briefing.

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