LAST MAINE CDC UPDATE: oct. 14

ZIP code COVID-19 case data: Lincoln County

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 9:30am
AUGUSTA — The Maine CDC has released COVID-19 confirmed and probable case data by ZIP code. 
 
With the data release, the Maine CDC continues to urge all individuals in Maine — resident or not — to abide by all established COVID-19 guidelines whether cases are within their particular ZIP code. 
 
Do not rely solely on ZIP Code data when making decisions on what you should or should not do amid the pandemic, Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said during a COVID-19 update briefing. 
 
“While interesting and informative, the ZIP Code data is not a tool to calculate risk of engaging in certain activities,” said Dr. Shah. 
 
The Maine CDC noted there are three exceptions to the data release to ensure compliance with its privacy policy: case counts are suppressed in ZIP codes with fewer than 50 people; exact case counts are suppressed in all ZIP codes with five or fewer cases; in counties where total case counts are low enough that ZIP code data could indirectly reveal the identity of a case all ZIP codes in the county are suppressed. Furthermore, the Maine CDC sometimes will build in delays of data releases to protect patient privacy. 
 
As per Maine CDC guidance, the below table is sorted by ZIP code since some ZIP codes could span multiple towns. As such, Maine CDC noted the data should not be directly broken down by town and referred to instead by ZIP code.
 
As of Oct. 15, Lincoln County has recorded 1,718 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020. 
 
The below data was last updated Oct. 14 by the Maine CDC with data as of Oct. 10. 
 
 
ZIP Code Probable and Confirmed Cases Population
04342 50 to 99 1,694
04348 166 3,070
04353 126 2,348
04535 20 to 49 695
04537 84 2,115
04538 88 2,297
04539 20 to 49 1,501
04541 Data Suppressed 42
04543 113 2,201
04544 6 to 19 750
04551 20 to 49 916
04553 50 to 99 1,802
04554 6 to 19 708
04555 50 to 99 1,782
04556 20 to 49 1,327
04558 6 to 19 375
04564 6 to 19 349
04568 6 to 19 447
04570 Data Suppressed 2
04571 1 to 5 341
04572 100+ 5,449
04573 20 to 49 527
04576 6 to 19 634
04578 288 4,539