The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new coronavirus-related death and 48 additional cases on Saturday. The number of COVID-19 Mainers who have died is now 146. The recently reported death was a 70-year-old man from York County The 48 additional cases bring the total in Maine since the outbreak began to 5,913 According to the Maine CDC , 5,112 people recovered from the virus, an increase of 13 since Friday CORONAVIRUS MAINE DATA: Deaths: 146 Total cases: 5,913 Confirmed cases: 5,283 Probable cases: 630 Cumulative positivity rate: 1.27% Positive rate at 14 days: 0.5% Patients recovered: 5,112 Active cases: 655 Currently hospitalized: 1
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported a new coronavirus-related death and 48 other cases on Saturday.
The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is now 146. The recently reported death was a man in his 70s from York County.
The 48 additional cases bring the total in Maine since the outbreak began to 5,913.
According to the Maine CDC, 5,112 people have recovered from the virus, an increase of 13 since Friday.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:
- Deaths: 146
- Total cases: 5,913
- Confirmed cases: 5,283
- Probable cases: 630
- Cumulative Positive Rate: 1.27%
- 14 day positivity rate: 0.5%
- Patients recovered: 5,112
- Active cases: 655
- Currently hospitalized: 11
- Intensive care patients: 5
- Patients on ventilators: 1
SYMPTOMS OF COVID19
Symptoms of the coronavirus can include fever, cough, difficulty breathing, and sore throat. Symptoms generally appear two to 14 days after exposure.
Other symptoms include chills, repeated tremors with chills, body aches, headaches, and new loss of taste and / or smell.
Health officials said most patients have mild symptoms and can recover at home.
However, some patients, particularly those with underlying medical conditions, may experience more severe respiratory disease.
The coronavirus appears to spread in ways similar to the flu and the common cold, which includes through the air coughing and sneezing, close personal contact such as touching and shaking hands and touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching. the mouth, nose or eyes.
Anyone suffering from symptoms is advised to call their doctor and not to come in person.
Maine Helps: The Maine Helps website offers ways that Mainers can directly help nonprofits, healthcare, and businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.
FrontLine WarmLine: Maine Department of Health and Human Services phone line to help Mainers who are working at the forefront of the coronavirus outbreak. The telephone line will be open from 8:00 to 20:00. every day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440 or by sending an SMS to 898-211.
211 Maine: The state’s 211 system can answer general caller coronavirus questions. Mainers can also send an 898-211 text message to have their questions answered.
NAMI Maine Resources: NAMI Maine offers several programs to help people with mental health problems due to the COVID-19 crisis.