Maine

Cases

New ME Cases

September 18
+40
Trend
Rising

New ME Deaths

September 18
0
Trend
Rising

Total ME Cases

Confirmed cases
5,002
Deaths
138

Tests in ME

Positive-Test Rate
0.5%

County Trends

Rising
4
Falling
2
Flat
10

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Oxford 112 15 0
Androscoggin 668 10 10
York 1,031 7 15
Cumberland 2,269 5 70
Franklin 56 2 1
Sagadahoc 63 1 0
Knox 35 1 1
Kennebec 202 0 11
Somerset 85 0 7
Waldo 73 0 14
Hancock 53 0 1
Aroostook 41 0 1
Lincoln 39 0 1
Washington 15 0 0
Piscataquis 8 0 0
Penobscot 252 -1 6

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

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9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Maine
STATUS: REOPENING
Cases
5,002 confirmed cases, with 40 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Professional sports
Fact
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Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.