71 New COVID-19 Cases in Maine and One Additional Death
According to the Maine CDC's Friday update, the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Maine is now at 68,057, an increase of 71 since Thursday. One additional death was reported of an individual with COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 838. 2,031 patients have had to be hospitalized at some point. 79 are currently hospitalized with 27 in intensive care and 17 on a ventilator.
721,270 Mainers have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 711,651 have completed their vaccination series. That equates to approximately 53% of all Mainers who are fully vaccinated and 54% who have received at least the first of two doses of the vaccine. Over 1.4 million doses in total have been given to Mainers.
All business capacity limits and requirements to physically distance in all indoor and outdoor settings were lifted on May 24. On that day, State mask requirements were lifted as well for those that are fully vaccinated, though private businesses can still require those entering to wear masks.
Governor Mills has renewed the State of Emergency in Maine through June 12, allowing Maine to continue receiving federal funding and using available resources to respond to COVID-19.