Maine CDC did not report any additional deaths of people with COVID-19. The state death toll remains at 146.
Of the 6,254 total COVID-19 cases in Maine, 5,551 of these cases are confirmed by test and 703 are probable.
477 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point during their COVID-19 illnesses.
5,363 Mainers have recovered from COVID-19.
The official name for the coronavirus is “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes is named “coronavirus disease 2019” or “COVID-19” for short. Coronavirus is a family of viruses, which can infect people and animals. The viruses can cause the common cold or more serious diseases like SARS, MERS, and COVID-19.
The CDC says symptoms of the coronavirus include fever, cough, difficulty breathing, and in some cases sore throat.
The CDC says there are simple steps to take to reduce the possible spread of COVID-19: