Real-time Maine coronavirus updates: Tuesday, August 25 – WCSH-WLBZ

25August 2020

Find developments on the Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 break out as we work together to separate realities from worry. Tuesday, August 25, 2020.

MAINE, USA– SECRET MAINE CORONAVIRUS REALITIES TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 The Maine CDC reported no additional deaths of individuals

with COVID-19, indicating the state death overall remains at 131.

Of the 4,368 overall COVID-19 cases in Maine, 3,919 are verified by test and 449 are likely. 410 Mainers have actually been hospitalized at some time during their COVID-19 health problem. 8 individuals in Maine are presently hospitalized

due to COVID-19, with 5 individuals being dealt with in extensive care systems and one on a ventilator. Maine’s hospitalization rate is less than someone hospitalized per every 100,000 Maine people, according to Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah

. Dr. Shah stated the nationwide hospitalization rate is 15 individuals hospitalized per every 100,000 individuals.

3,784 Mainers have actually recuperated from COVID-19. Millinocket wedding/reception

break out leads to break out at Madison assisted living home

  • Maine CDC said there are now 60 positive cases amongst individuals associated with a wedding and wedding party in Millinocket on August 7.< div class ="short article __ area post __ section_type_text energy __ text "readability="

33″ > According to Dr. Shah, of these 60 cases: 22 are main cases, meaning they’re amongst individuals who participated in the wedding or the reception. 14 are secondary, meaning they’re amongst close contacts of people who went to the wedding or the reception. 24 are tertiary, indicating they’re amongst close contacts of individuals who are secondary contacts.

Dr. Shah stated an outbreak at the Maplecrest Rehabilitation Center in Madison comes from the outbreak at the Millinocket

wedding reception. A visitor who participated in the wedding event on August 7 infected their moms and dad. The parent then had contact with among their other children, who operates at Maplecrest. The individual who operates at Maplecrest then

contaminated 5 people -4 locals and one extra team member. Dr. Shah stated all of this unfolded in

a span of about two and a half weeks.” That’s just an example of how rapidly this infection can spread. From a wedding event to a visitor to a moms and dad to another child to an assisted living home,”Dr. Shah said.< div class ="post __ area post __ section_type_text energy

__ text “readability=”32 “> There are currently 6 overall cases at Maplecrest- 4 amongst residents and two amongst personnel.

York County Constable’s Workplace break out upgrade There are now a total of 18 cases associated with the York County Constable’s Office and York County Prison. 7 of these cases are amongst prisoners at the jail, 9 are among employee at the prison, and two are among staff members who work closely with York County government in the very same complex. Maine CDC said an employee of the York County Jail went to the wedding/reception in Millinocket on August 7. Maine CDC stated that staff member was one of the first verified cases at the prison.

“These recent examples are restaurant-quality pieces of info that demonstrate how aggressive and how opportunistic this virus is. And how quickly it can move from one community to another, even if those communities are

miles apart separated by numerous counties in between, “Dr. Shah stated.” What we’ve discovered COVID-19 is it can be the unwanted visitor at every wedding, party, or occasion in Maine. The infection is where we are and

then it comes home with us. ”

Fire departments break out

Maine CDC is reporting 4 current cases linked to the Sanford, Saco, and Buxton Fire Departments. Colby College outbreak

Maine CDC has actually opened an investigation into an outbreak at Colby College, after the college reported five cases amongst trainees and

personnel. Maine CDC is reporting 4 cases at Colby College.

University of Maine System break out

  • Maine CDC has actually opened an investigation into 5 cases across the UMaine System -4 at
  • the Orono school and one at the law school. Dr. Shah said Maine CDC’s investigation intends to determine any linkages in between cases at both schools. MONDAY, AUGUST 24

    Maine CDC released the latest numbers today:


    • Coronavirus, COVID-19 Background
    • The official name for the coronavirus is”SARS-CoV-2″ and the disease it causes 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 common cold or more severe illness like SARS, MERS, and COVID-19.

      The CDC states signs of the coronavirus consist of fever, cough, difficulty breathing, and in some cases sore throat. The CDC says there are simple steps to require to lower the possible spread of COVID-19:

    Wash your hands typically with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer Prevent close contact with individuals who are ill Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands Stay home while you’re ill and prevent close contact with others The Maine Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed on Tuesday, March 10 that they would be holding daily coronavirus briefings with director Dr. Nirav Shah to keep the public as much as date

    on the situation in Maine

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