There are 426 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus Monday. There were two deaths in the state, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Maine now has 16,349 confirmed cases.
  • The number of people who have died from the virus is 259.
  • A total of 10,548 have recovered in Maine.

There is a total of 290 confirmed cases in Aroostook County. One-hundred-thirty-three people have recovered with 23 hospitalization. Aroostook County has 156 active cases There have been two deaths.

LOCAL UPDATE: The Presque Isle nursing home on Friday reported that a third resident died following a COVID outbreak at the facility. According to Administrator Mark McKenna, the total number of positive cases at Presque Isle Rehab & Nursing Center have included 13 residents - three of whom have passed away, and 12 staff - two who have recovered. Testing of staff and residents continues on a weekly basis.

The Maine CDC’s schedule for updates is Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Watch the news briefing on our Facebook at 2 pm (ET) (subject to schedule change).

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