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The Maine Center for Disease Control has reported 321 new cases of COVID-19, and two new deaths

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced 321 new cases of COVID-19 on Christmas Day, in addition to two new deaths, and 321 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 21,547, and since the start of the epidemic, 319 people have died after testing positive. With virus. Corona virus in Maine. Friday’s numbers represent nearly half the number of cases per day for both Wednesday and Thursday, as there were 1,483 new cases in those two days alone. On Wednesday, the director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Maine, Dr Nirav Shah, said part of the new case jump could be attributed to more efficient handling of case reports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had backlogs of reports of these cases, but Shah said they had increased staff numbers, modernized his IT system, and simplified his approach to how those reports were handled. Potential cases: 3030 Cumulative positivity rate: 2.26% 14-day positivity rate: 4.6% Number of patients recovered: 11,107 currently hospitalized: 187 patients in intensive care: 46 patients on ventilator: 19 symptoms of COVID-19, comparison In the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, symptoms that should be watched for: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Muscle fatigue or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Sore throat Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea and this list does not include All possible symptoms. The CDC will continue to update this list as they learn more about the virus. Should I get tested for COVID-19? The CDC advises that you consider getting tested for COVID-19 if you have symptoms of COVID-19 if you have had close contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more) with a person with confirmed COVID-19 who has been asked. Of him or he is referred for testing by a health care provider, local / state code, or state health department. Emergency care for COVID-19 symptoms says the CDC to look for emergency warning signs of the coronavirus. If a person shows any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately: difficulty breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake up or stay awake, bluish lips or face, this list is not all of the possible symptoms. Contact your medical care provider for any other symptoms that are severe or that worry you. Call 911 or pre-call your local emergency facility: Inform the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have contracted the COVID-19 virus. COVID-19 Maine resources with the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic. The program offers a hotline that’s open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and anyone who needs help can call the hotline at 207-221-8198. Helps Maine: Maine Helps offers ways that Maine Helps nonprofits and health organizations can directly help care and business during the coronavirus outbreak. Front Line Hotline: The Maine Department of Health and Human Services phone line to help Mainers working on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. The phone line will be staffed from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. every day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440. Officials said the service will eventually include a text option. 211 min: State’s 211 system can answer general questions about coronavirus from callers. Maine can also text me 898-211 to answer their questions. NAMI Maine Resources: NAMI Maine offers several programs to help people with mental health problems due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention published 321 new cases of COVID-19 on Christmas Day, along with two new deaths.

The total number of 321 new cases brings to 21,547.

Since the pandemic began, 319 people have died after testing positive for the coronavirus in Maine.

Friday’s numbers represent nearly half the number of cases per day for both Wednesday and Thursday, as there were 1,483 new cases in those two days alone.

On Wednesday, the director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Maine, Dr Nirav Shah, said part of the new case jump could be attributed to more efficient handling of case reports. The CDC had a backlog in these case reports, but Shah said they increased staff, upgraded his IT system, and simplified his approach to how those reports were handled.

Coronavirus major history:

  • Fatalities: 319
  • Total cases: 21,547
  • Confirmed cases: 18,517
  • Possible cases: 3030
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 2.26%
  • 14-Day Positivity Rate: 4.6%
  • Number of patients recovering: 11107
  • Currently in hospital: 187
  • Patients in intensive care: 46
  • Patients on ventilator: 19

Symptoms of Covid-19 disease

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these are the symptoms you should watch for:

  • Fever or chills
  • cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • fatigue
  • Muscle or body pain
  • Headache
  • New loss of sense of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all of the possible symptoms. The CDC will continue to update this list as they learn more about the virus.

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Should I be tested for COVID-19? Where can I get a test in Maine?

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that you consider getting tested for COVID-19 if you:

  • You have symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Have been in close contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more) with someone with the confirmed COVID-19 virus.
  • You are required or referred for a test by a healthcare provider, local / state code, or state health department.

Emergency care for symptoms of COVID-19

The CDC says to look for emergency warning signs of coronavirus. If someone shows any of these signs, seek emergency medical care right away:

  • difficulty breathing
  • Constant pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake up or stay awake
  • Blue lips or face

This list is not all of the possible symptoms. Contact your medical care provider for any other symptoms that are severe or that worry you. Call 911 or call ahead of your local emergency facility: Tell the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have contracted COVID-19.

Maine COVID-19 Resources

StrengthenME: The Maine Department of Health and Human Services created the StrengthenME website to help Mainers deal with the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic. The program offers a hotline that is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and anyone who needs assistance can call the hotline at 207-221-8198.

Maine Help: Maine Helps offers ways that Mainers can help nonprofits, healthcare, and businesses directly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

FrontLine WarmLine: Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services phone line to help Mainers working on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. The phone line will be staffed from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. every day by calling 207-221-8196 or 866-367-4440. The officials said the service will eventually include a text option.

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211 min: the state’s 211 system can answer general questions about coronavirus from callers. Miners can also send a text message to 898-211 to answer their questions.

NAMI Maine Resources: NAMI Maine offers several programs to help people with mental health concerns due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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