Two more Mainers die, 16 new COVID-19 cases reported – Press Herald

On Monday, Republican members of the Maine House and Senate called on Mills to include Massachusetts and Rhode Island to the list of states where locals are not needed to receive an unfavorable test or quarantine for 14 days before going to Maine. Those requirements are presently waived for residents of New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut since of low case rates in those states.

Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine CDC, is anticipated to hold a rundown on the coronavirus circumstance in Maine at 2 p.m

A man trips a bike on Congress Street recently. Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer

Two states where infection rates are surging, Florida and Louisiana, had 337 and 323 new cases per 100,000 residents during that period, according to the newspapers analysis.

The total variety of validated or likely cases of COVID-19 in Maine stood at 3,838 on Tuesday, which is a boost of 16 after representing other changes to the everyday case count since Monday. To date, at least 121 Mainers have actually died after contracting the COVID-19 illness brought on by the coronavirus.

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Avoidance reported 2 more deaths among individuals with COVID-19 on Tuesday along with 16 new cases of the illness.

The Maine CDC was reporting 398 active cases on Tuesday after accounting for the 121 deaths and the 3,319 people who have actually recovered from the illness. That is a decrease of 23 because Monday.

The low rates in Maine have actually prompted some to get in touch with the administration of Gov. Janet Mills to even more unwind limitations.

Mills reacted by implicating Republicans of being more interested in collecting cash from Massachusetts homeowners than in Mainers lives, calling the proposition “a Donald Trump-style assault on the very public health measures that have successfully secured Maine people.”

The additional deaths reported Tuesday are a lady in her 70s from Lincoln County and a man in his 70s from Androscoggin County, the agency said.

Maine had the third-lowest COVID-19 infection rate in the nation as of Monday after Hawaii and Vermont, according to The New York Times coronavirus tracking system. Maine had the nations second-lowest brand-new infection rate over the previous 7 days, with just nine new cases for every 100,000 citizens.

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