Maine CDC COVID-19 Update
The Maine Center for Disease control on Friday announced that coronavirus cases are now being reported in 15 of Maine’s 16 counties, including Aroostook County.
Houlton Regional Hospital on Friday confirmed the County's first positive test for coronavirus. The person has been discharged from the hospital and sent home to recuperate.
Another 56 cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed throughout the state in the past 24 hours including two people who died as a result of the viral disease. CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah reported there have been 432 confirmed cases in Maine since March 12th.
Seventy-five people have been hospitalized at some point during their illness, while 113 patients have recovered and have been released.
To date, nine people have died in Maine after contracting the virus.
|Maine COVID-19 Data|
|Updated: April 3, 2020 at 12:00 PM|
Confirmed Cases: This number represents tests that come back positive from any approved lab.
The Maine CDC said because of the number of outside labs that are testing samples from Maine, it is no longer possible to post an accurate count of negative tests.