AUGUSTA -– The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that 3,566 Mainers have contracted COVID-19, an increase of eight from Monday. Of those cases, 398 were considered probable.
Meanwhile, no new deaths attributed to the illness, leaving the statewide total at 114, the Maine CDC posted on its website.
The latest CDC COVID-19 statistics show 3,062 people have recovered from the virus since it hit Maine in mid-March, while a cumulative total of 373 people have required hospitalization to treat the virus.
So far, more than 133,000 people in Maine have been tested for COVID-19, according to the Maine CDC.
The Maine CDC is now conducting its 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. Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services is slated to participate.
For more information about COVID-19 in Maine, visit the Maine CDC website.