AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah tweeted Monday morning: “What a dark day.”
This is because COVID-19 hospitalizations are setting new records across the state.
There are currently 361 people in hospital with the virus.
112 are in intensive care.
60 are on fans.
About 3,500 new doses of coronavirus vaccines were distributed on Saturday.
More than 2,400 of those were booster shots.
Nearly 69% of all Mainers are now fully vaccinated against the virus.
The Maine CDC does not conduct case investigations on weekends.
The next update is expected on Tuesday.
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