AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that 44 more cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the state, bringing the total so far to 5,215.
Meanwhile, the number of deaths connected to the virus continued to hold at 140, according to the Maine CDC.
Of the total cases counted in Maine so far, 538 were considered probable and 597 were considered active, Maine CDC posted on its website.
The latest CDC COVID-19 statistics show 4,478 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 395,000 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.