Maine Reinstates Coronavirus Restrictions as Cases Rise

Maine is reinstating restrictions meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 amid a resurgence of the virus in the state, Gov. Janet Mills announced Sunday.

While Maine has been one of the most successful states at controlling the virus, it’s now dealing with a wave of new infections, this week reporting a significant increase in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations, and positivity rates.

Friday saw the highest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases in Maine since the beginning of the pandemic, with 103 new cases reported. Saturday saw another 98 new cases, and one more death. Meanwhile, Maine’s seven-day positivity rate has doubled over the last two weeks to 0.92 percent.

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