Real-time Bangor, Portland, Maine coronavirus updates Dec. 2 – NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

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Discover advancements on the Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 break out as we work together to different facts from worry. Wednesday, December 2, 2020.

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 The Maine CDC reported 4 additional deaths of individuals with COVID-19.

The state death toll stands at 218 deaths. The Maine CDC reported 232 additional COVID-19 cases Wednesday.

Of the 12,208 total COVID-19 cases in Maine, 10,870 are verified by tests and 1,338 are likely.

725 Mainers have actually been hospitalized eventually during their COVID-19

illnesses. 9,564 Mainers have actually recuperated from COVID-19.

Gov. Janet Mills will join Wednesday’s 2 p.m. state coronavirus upgrade, together with Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah and Maine DHHS Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew. NEWS CENTER Maine will stream it live on air, as well as on our website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and mobile app.Wednesday Coronavirus Instruction Gov. Mills Mills, who is quarantining at the Blaine House after being exposed to a favorable case of COVID-19, says she has no symptoms but is taking the preventative measures recommended by the CDC. In spite of remaining in quarantine, she says she is working on behalf of Mainers to prepare for the distribution of the vaccine.”While I’m thrilled the circulation of the vaccine is

imminent, it might be here as early as mid-December, [U.S. Health and Human Solutions] Secretary Azar indicated that states will be bearing part of the expense, which is a concern,”Mills stated.”Especially when it comes to training public health nurses and others to administer the vaccine.”< div class ="post __ area article __ section_type_text energy __ text"readability="

39″> Mills says most disconcerting, nevertheless, is that it appears the federal government has actually substantially reduced the price quote of the variety of Maine’s preliminary allowance of the Pfizer vaccine from around 30,000 to around 12,685 dosages. Mills said that’s far less than what’s needed for Maine and proportionally for other states.

Those price quotes are not final, and Mills said on a call with Operation Lightning speed, Vice President Pence, Azar, and others, she and other states’guvs asked why the quotes were so lowered, and they didn’t have a response for them.

RELATED: Panel recommends health care employees, long-lasting care homeowners get COVID-19 vaccine first Mills said she’s also working with the Maine Delegation to prompt

swift action on a federal aid bundle. Federal CARES Act moneying ends at the end of the month, jeopardizing the continued operation of Maine’s COVID-19 screening sites, the schedule of screening products like Abbott’s rapid tests, broadened welfare for having a hard time families, and absence of assistance for small companies.”Today, we’re looking in the eye of a best storm

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text “readability =”37 “>”All this throughout the holiday while cases increase … an increase in hospitalizations, increased use of ICU beds, and our positivity rate continues to climb up– an extremely worrying best storm,” Mills said.

She states while her administration is getting ready for all possibilities, consisting of no relief plan,”additional federal financing will contribute to Maine’s ongoing efforts to fight the infection and distribute the vaccine effectively and fairly and to chart a course for full economic recovery in the coming months and years.”

Mills stated she’s grateful to Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King for their work to put forward an extra relief bundle. She says Collins, King, and Reps. Chellie Pingree and Jarden Golden comprehend how important federal assistance is to Maine and small companies.

RELATED: Senators Collins, King amongst group to expose$908 billion pandemic relief plan” In the meantime, let’s do all we can to help ourselves to secure our own health,

to assist our enjoyed ones, and the health of our fellow Mainers– please, again, I seem like a damaged record, however I’m here to state, wear a mask, see your distance, and wash your hands.” “I know it’s tiring, I know it’s hard, individuals are getting fatigued, “Mills stated,”the vacations are upon us, we want to pretend that everything’s back to regular ho ho ho however it’s not. And I likewise understand though that completion remains in sight and together we will make it through this. We are Maine strong.”

Dr. Nirav Shah The 4 extra deaths of individuals

  • with COVID-19 reported Wednesday are: A man in his 80s from Hancock County
  • A female in her 70s from Kennebec County A lady in her 90s from Oxford County A guy in his 80s

    • from Penobscot County Considering that Monday’s briefing, the Maine CDC has actually opened the following new outbreak examinations:
    • The Landing at Cape Elizabeth: Three cases Biddeford Middle School: 4 cases
    • Country Village, a nursing home in Casco: 19 cases & Plans Learning Center in Lebanon: 6 cases
    • Sanford High School: Eight cases Community Living Association: 8 cases Half Pints Preschool & Day Care Center in Waterville: 4 cases
    • Caring Touch In-Home Care facility in Bangor: Four cases Presque Isle Rehabilitation and Retirement Home: Nine cases
    • Spectrum Augusta: 3 cases

    The Island Assisted Living Home in Deer Island is experiencing a significant break out, which has actually been worsened by obstacles in securing staffing. There, 35 locals and 16 employee have actually evaluated favorable for COVID-19, and three individuals have died with COVID-19. Among those three deaths is reflected in the deaths reported Wednesday, and the other 2, which were recently reported, will be reflected in the numbers released by the Maine CDC Thursday.

    Currently in Maine, 138 individuals are hospitalized due to COVID-19; 46 of those remain in the ICU, and 19 are on ventilators.

    Maine’s seven-day PRC

    test positivity rate is 4.36 percent. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 The Maine CDC on Tuesday reported 20 additional deaths of individuals with COVID-19, a single-day reporting record for the state. Nevertheless, not all deaths occurred Monday. The Maine CDC said some entities that offer information required to confirm that deaths are COVID-related were not readily available till Monday because of the Thanksgiving holiday, which added to the tally of COVID-related deaths in Tuesday’s update. Because of that, dates of death are included listed below.

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    • utility __ text “> A male in his 80s from Penobscot County who passed away
    • on Nov. 30 A male in his 60s from Oxford County who passed away on Nov.
    • 30 A man in his 70s from Androscoggin County who died on Nov. 29
    • A man in his 70s from Washington County who passed away on Nov 29
    • A male in his 70s from Kennebec County who died on Nov. 29
    • A male in his 90s from York County who passed away on Nov. 29
    • A woman in her 70s from Penobscot County who died on Nov. 28
    • A man in his 80s from Androscoggin County who passed away on Nov. 28
    • A woman in her 90s from Androscoggin County who passed away on Nov. 28 A woman in her 90s from Penobscot County who passed away on Nov. 27
    • A guy in his 70s from Piscataquis County who died on Nov. 27
    • A woman in her 80s from Androscoggin County who died on Nov. 26
    • A female in her 70s from Androscoggin County who died on Nov. 26
    • A guy in his 80s from Androscoggin County who passed away on Nov. 26 A male in his 80s from Androscoggin County who died on Nov. 24
    • A man in his 80s from Androscoggin County who passed away on Nov.
    • 24 A man in his 80s from York County who passed away on Nov. 24
    • A male in his 90s from Androscoggin County who passed away on Nov. 23
    • A guy in his 80s from Androscoggin County who died on Nov. 23

    A male in his 80s from Knox County who died on Nov. 16 The Maine CDC reported 219 extra COVID-19 cases Tuesday.

    Of the 11,976 overall COVID-19 cases in Maine, 10,675 are validated by tests and

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    709 Mainers have been hospitalized at some time throughout their COVID-19 illnesses. 9,364 Mainers have recuperated from COVID-19.

    The next Maine CDC state coronavirus update is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Wednesday. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30

    The Maine CDC reported 3 extra deaths

    of people with COVID-19. The state death toll stands at 194. The Maine CDC reported 249 additional cases Monday. Of the 11,757 overall COVID-19 cases in Maine, 10,487 are verified by tests and 1,270 are possible. 699 Mainers have been hospitalized at some time throughout their COVID-19 illnesses. 9,098 Mainers have recuperated from COVID-19. The Maine CDC is set up to supply a state coronavirus upgrade at 2 p.m. Monday

    . NEWS CENTER Maine will stream it survive on air, as well as on our website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and mobile app. Monday Coronavirus Instruction< div class ="article __ section short article __ section_type_text utility __

    text “readability=” 33″> Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah and Maine DHHS Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew led the coronavirus rundown on Monday.< div class=" short article __ area post __ section_type_text utility __ text" readability="

    34″> Shah stated the 3 extra deaths reported Monday were all women in their 80s; one was from Somerset County, and 2 were from Penobscot County. In the previous one month, 191 people have actually been hospitalized with COVID-19.

    Presently, there are 139 people in the medical facility; of those, 48 are

    in the ICU and 22 are on ventilators, a boost of 4 since Sunday. Statewide, there are 99 readily available ICU beds. Considering that Friday’s upgrade, the Maine CDC has actually opened a number of brand-new break out investigations:

  • Kerry Transport Paving in Poland: Five cases Long Creek Youth Advancement Center: Six cases
  • among workers Penobscot Neighborhood Health: 3 cases Auburn Public Functions: 7 cases Dexter EMS Sation: 8 cases Granite Bay Care in Saco: Three cases Nokomis Regional High
  • School in Newport: 6 cases
  • Viking Lumber: 3 cases Westbrook High School: 3 cases
  • At the Island Assisted Living Home in Deer Island, there are 44 overall cases connected with the center: 25 among homeowners, 10 are among people on the nursing side, and 9 are among staff members. Shah states the Maine CDC has been working closely and collaboratively with the assisted living home to address the break out.

    Maine’s seven-day PRC test positivity rate stands at 3.9 percent. Last week, Maine’s positivity rate was 2.6 percent.

    Nationally, the positivity rate is 9.6 percent.

    Maine is now able to calculate and report the antigen testing positivity rate due to the fact that the Maine CDC has gotten enough, stable reports from antigen tests throughout the state to be able to determine a positivity rate. The antigen positivity rate stands at 2.99 percent.

    View the complete rundown here: The Data RESOURCES Coronavirus, COVID-19 Background

    The main name for the coronavirus is “SARS-CoV-2” and the illness it causes is called “coronavirus disease 2019” or “COVID-19” for brief. Coronavirus is a household of infections, which can contaminate people and animals. The infections can cause the common cold or more severe diseases like SARS, MERS, and COVID-19.

    The CDC says signs of the coronavirus consist of fever,

    cough, problem breathing, and sometimes aching throat. The CDC states there are basic actions to require to minimize the possible spread of COVID-19:

    NEWS CENTER Maine YouTube COVID-19 Playlist

    Source: newscentermaine.com

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