The Maine CDC records a high number of COVID-19 cases due to backlogs
The Maine CDC records a high number of COVID-19 cases due to backlogs

The Maine CDC records a high number of COVID-19 cases due to backlogs

Maine (WABI) – Nearly 11,000 new coronavirus cases were added Maine CDC tracking system.

According to the State Agency, this significant increase is due to the processing of withheld COVID test results using an automated system.

“The Maine CDC has addressed a backlog of positive test results that have accumulated due to the Omicron rise,” according to Robert Long, communications director for the Maine CDC. “In recent days, we have launched a system to automate part of this process. As a result, for several days from the update on February 15, 2022 Maine CDC data website will show a significant increase in day-to-day inventories of the total number of cases, confirmed cases and probable cases. Deaths, hospitalizations, and wastewater screening data remain the best measures to determine the developmental impact of COVID-19. “

Latest data from the Maine CDC on recently registered coronavirus cases – the large increases in the number are due to a newly implemented automated system(WABI TV)

The recently released data also shows that 21 more Mainers died with the virus.

1,014 more COVID vaccinations were given on Monday according to state vaccination dashboard.

575 was booster shot.

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