AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday that the number of COVID-19 cases in Maine has grown to 5,146, up 40 from Monday.
Meanwhile, the number of deaths connected to the virus held at 140, according to the Maine CDC.
Of the total cases counted in Maine so far, 529 were considered probable and 599 were considered active, Maine CDC posted on its website.
The latest CDC COVID-19 statistics show 4,407 people have recovered from the virus since it hit Maine in mid-March, while a total of 442 people have required hospitalization to treat the virus.
So far, more than 385,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted around the state, according to the Maine CDC.
The Maine CDC conducts live briefings with Director Dr. Nirav Shah on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Today’s briefing will begin at 2 p.m. and will be streamed live via our website at foxbangor.com and over our Facebook page at Fox ABC Maine.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website.