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1 new coronavirus-related death, 165 more cases reported in Maine Saturday
A sign asks customers to wear a mask and stay 6 feet apart. (WGME)

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- One new coronavirus-related death was reported by the Maine CDC Saturday morning.

The additional death reported is a man in his 70's from Cumberland County.

The death toll now stands at 174.

The Maine CDC reported 165 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of reported cases to 10,123.

9.075 have been confirmed and 1,048 are probable.

636 people have been hospitalized at some point during their illness. 

The Maine CDC reported 123 more recoveries to bring the total to 7,713.

Cumberland County reported 30 more cases of coronavirus to bring its total to 3,488. 29 new cases were reported in York County to bring its total of reported cases to 1,995.






The CDC is offering these steps to protect yourself:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Avoid close contact with people who are sick

Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.

Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.

Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.

Throw used tissues in the trash.

Face coverings in public are recommended

Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks. If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.

CLICK HERE for more information about coronavirus from the Maine CDC.

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