Maine CDC reports 417 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – The Maine CDC reported an additional 417 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday as daily infections remain high.

Another six Mainers died with COVID-19. The latest deaths come from the following counties: two from Androscoggin, two from Cumberland, one from Hancock and one from York.

That brings the total number of deaths in the state to 265.

In all, 16,760 Mainers have contracted COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Of these, 5,881 cases remain active.

Recoveries are up 66 to 10,614.

Maine COVID-19 Stats by County, Updated Dec. 15(WABI)

All 16 counties of Maine reported increases on Tuesday.

Cumberland and York counties make up nearly two-thirds of the new cases.

Penobscot County is reporting 34 new cases.

Androscoggin County has 26 new cases.

Aroostook County has 10 new cases; Washington County has seven.

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