Health officials on Saturday reported 222 more cases of the coronavirus statewide.
The number of coronavirus cases diagnosed in the past 14 days statewide is 2,657. This is an estimate of the current number of active cases in the state, as the Maine CDC no longer tracks recoveries for all patients. It’s 2,618 Friday.
No new deaths were reported on Saturday, leaving the statewide death toll at 728.
Saturday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 48,292, according to the Maine CDC. This is up from 48,070 on Friday.
The new statewide case rate on Saturday is 1.66 cases per 10,000 people, and the total statewide case rate is 360.82.
Maine’s seven-day average for new coronavirus cases is 206.6, down from 204.3 a day ago, down from 177.6 a week ago and 138.9 a month ago. This average peaked on January 14 at 625.3.
Most cases have been detected among Mainers in their twenties, while Mainers over the age of 80 account for the majority of deaths. More cases and deaths have been recorded in women than in men. For a complete breakdown of demographics by age and sex of cases, hospitalizations and deaths, use the interactive graph below.
So far, 1,623 Mainers have been hospitalized at some point with COVID-19. Currently, 80 Mainers are hospitalized; of these, 20 are in critical condition and ten are on ventilators. Of 390 intensive care beds, 99 are available. Out of 319 fans, 250 are available.
The total statewide hospitalization rate on Saturday was 12.13 patients per 10,000 residents.
Cases have been reported in Androscoggin (5090), Aroostook (1348), Cumberland (13447), Franklin (958), Hancock (989), Kennebec (4073), Knox (758), Lincoln (628), Oxford (2387) , Penobscot (4337), Piscataquis (373), Sagadahoc (937), Somerset (1315), Waldo (673), Washington (750) and York (10,181) counties.
For a full breakdown of county by county data, use the interactive chart below.
New Hampshire reported 294 new cases on Friday and six deaths. Vermont reported 146 new cases and no deaths, and Massachusetts reported 2,163 new cases and 44 deaths.
As of Saturday morning, the coronavirus had sickened 29,730,916 people in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as 54,115 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.