The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting two more COVID-related deaths Friday and 268 new coronavirus cases. Aroostook County has five new infections for a total of 50 this week.

Maine continues to lead the country in the percentage of people who have been vaccinated with 38% of the total population. Forty-six percent of Mainers 16 and older have received their final dose.

  • Confirmed Cases: 61,213
  • Deaths: 784
  • Hospitalizations: 1,847

In Aroostook County, the number of confirmed cases is 1,669 since the start of the pandemic. There have been 45 deaths in the County. There have been 68 people hospitalized from the virus.

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LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.

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