Discover developments on the Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 break out as we collaborate to separate truths from worry. Monday, August 3, 2020.
MAINE, U.S.A.– KEY MAINE CORONAVIRUS REALITIES MONDAY, AUGUST 3 The Maine CDC reported an additional death on Monday, bringing
- the state total to 124
- : a guy in his 50s from Androscoggin County. Of the 3,970 total cases, 3,541 are validated and 429 are
positive. CASES: 3,970 DEATHS: 124 HEALINGS: 3,396 HOSPITALIZATIONS: 389 ACTIVE CASES: 450
- SUNDAY, AUGUST 2
Maine CDC launched the new COVID-19 numbers
CASES: 3,958 DEATHS: 123 HEALINGS
- : 3,387 HOSPITALIZATIONS: 388
- SATURDAY, AUGUST 1
Saturday’s CDC numbers CASES: 3,937 DEATHS: 123 RECOVERIES: 3,337 HOSPITALIZATIONS: 388 FRIDAY, JULY 31
60s from Androscoggin County.
yet stated the age and county of the additional individual who died with COVID-19.
Of the 3,912 overall COVID-19 cases in Maine, 3,499 are validated by test and 413 are likely. 388 Mainers have actually been hospitalized eventually throughout their COVID-19 disease. 3,361 Mainers have recovered from COVID-19. The Maine Department of Education upgraded its Framework for Returning to Class Guideline on Friday, and classified all
16 Maine counties as having a reasonably
low risk of COVID-19 spread.
with required health and safety measures. Yellow: elevated risk of COVID-19 spread. Schools ought to consider hybrid instructional models to try to restrict the variety of individuals in classrooms at the exact same time. Red: high danger of COVID-19 spread. In-person instruction is not recommended. The Maine DOE kept in mind that the situations could alter in between now and the official start of the academic year, and stated it will be upgraded every two weeks, acting as one piece of information that school and district leaders can use to make choices about how to
deliver education this fall. More on this can be discovered HERE. RELATED: All 16 Maine counties get initial consent for in-person instruction in schools THE DATA Dr. Nirav Shah explained that when the Maine CDC reports deaths, they are reporting that someone has actually died who
had actually been
verified favorable with COVID-19, not the cause of death particularly. The cause of death decision is delegated the medical examiner. According to Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah, as of a couple of days earlier, there were roughly 2,900 Mainers evaluated weekly. This includes individuals checked through the state laboratory in Augusta, as well as big business screening companies like LabCorp. Dr. Shah stated today, the positivity rate is over 5%, indicating for each 100 people checked, 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 states he wishes to see Maine’s positivity rate around 2%, which is what South Korea’s is. To do that, Dr. Shah states testing must increase two or three-fold. RESOURCES