by Sarah Craighead Dedmon
Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC) last week reported 131 new cases of COVID-19 in Washington County, bringing the region’s cumulative total to 2,058 cases since March 2020, and making last week the third highest case count in the same period. Three new hospitalizations are reported, bringing that cumulative total to 65. Two more deaths are reported, bringing that cumulative total to 23.
U.S. CDC recommends universal indoor masking throughout all of Maine, which is still classed as “high transmission.”