Maine hits new record with 436 hospitalizations reported
158,087 total COVID-19 cases in Maine since pandemic began
Maine (WABI) - The number of Mainers hospitalized with COVID-19 has hit another new record Thursday.
The Maine CDC says 436 people are hospitalized with the virus, topping the record of 413 set Wednesday.
103 are in critical care.
53 are on ventilators.
The Maine CDC is also reporting 1,553 new cases of the virus.
Three more Mainers died with the virus including two residents of Kennebec County.
Kennebec County also recording 98 new cases. 101 in Penbscot County.
54 new cases in Somerset, 52 in Knox and 51 in Hancock counties.
6,758 new doses of coronavirus vaccine were administered Wednesday according to the state’s vaccination dashboard.
4,779 were recorded as booster shots.
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