No New Coronavirus-Related Deaths Reported Monday in Maine; Total Stands at 109
The Maine CDC said that while eight new COVID-19 cases have been reported, there were no new coronavirus-related deaths on Monday, according to WGME.
The news station reported that the death toll remains at 109, and the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases at 3,423.
WGME also highlighted that 2,787 people have recovered from the virus.
Dr. Nirav Shah stated that the numbers seem to indicate we are "on the right path," according to News Center Maine. But he added that we shouldn't let our guard down.
Stage 3 of Governor Janet Mills' plan to reopen the state began in July, allowing more businesses to open. The checklist standards for opening can be found here, but some of the businesses include spas, massage facilities, movie theaters, amusement parks.
You can view the full list of businesses and read the guidelines for each on The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development's website.
If the Maine CDC detects any resurgence of the virus, the state will slow down the stages and reinstate restrictions.
If you have symptoms of the coronavirus, including a runny nose, sore throat, dry cough, fever and in severe cases, difficulty breathing, the Maine CDC says you should call your doctor before going in so that they can prepare for your arrival.
The Maine CDC continues to update with new information daily. Keep checking on our mobile app or website to get the latest.