Real-time Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 updates: Thursday, June 25 – NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

25June 2020

The Maine CDC is reporting 53 additional COVID-19 cases for Thursday. No extra people have passed away with COVID-19 in the state. Here are the upgraded case numbers for Thursday:

Suggestion there are now only Maine CDC instructions held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

At 11 a.m. today the Maine Department of Labor’s Commissioner Laura Fortman and Deputy Commissioner Kimberly Smith will hold a legal rundown by means of Zoom to give an upgrade on the Department’s deal with joblessness.

Stay tuned here for updates.

Dr. Nirav Shah explained that when the Maine CDC reports deaths, they are reporting that somebody has actually died who had been verified positive with COVID-19, not the cause of death specifically. The cause of death determination is left to the medical examiner. According to Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav

Shah, since a few days earlier, there were roughly 2,900 Mainers evaluated each week. This consists of individuals tested through the state lab in Augusta, in addition to large business screening business like LabCorp. Dr. Shah said today, the positivity rate is over 5%, suggesting for every 100 individuals tested, about 5 or 6 are favorable. Compared to other states, whose positivity rates are 10 or 15%, Maine is doing much better, Dr. Shah states. He says he ‘d like to see Maine’s positivity rate around 2%, which is what South Korea’s is. To do that, Dr. Shah states screening needs to increase two or three-fold. Coronavirus, COVID-19 Background The official name for the coronavirus is”SARS-CoV-2″and the disease it triggers is called”coronavirus disease 2019″

or” COVID-19 “for brief. Coronavirus is a household of infections, which can infect individuals and animals. The viruses can trigger the acute rhinitis or more severe illness like SARS, MERS, and COVID-19. The CDC states signs of the coronavirus include fever, cough, trouble breathing, and sometimes sore throat.

The CDC says there are easy actions to take to lower the possible spread of COVID-19: NEWS CENTER Maine YouTube COVID-19 Playlist Source: newscentermaine.com

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