AUGUSTA — The Maine CDC has updated its list, March 20, of presumptive positive and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Maine. Today, there are 44 cases confirmed, 12 presumptive positive and 2,264 have returned as negative. Many of them are in their 50s and 60s, although the age span is under 20 to over 80, with 29 females and 27 males.
The tables below are updated once each day Monday through Friday by noon.
The majority of cases are in Cumberland County, with 26 confirmed and 9 presumptive positive.
Confirmed Cases: This now includes cases formerly identified as presumptive positive. This classification applies to samples sent by a health provider directly to HETL that test positive and to samples from non-governmental labs for which HETL validates positive results.
2Presumptive Positive Cases: These are samples that test positive at non-governmental labs and are sent to HETL for validation.
3Negative Tests: This number represents negative tests from state, reference, or commerical laboratories, or at US CDC.
The charts follow:
|Confirmed, Presumptive and Recovered Case Counts by County|
|Confirmed and Presumptive Cases by Sex|
|Confirmed and Presumptive Cases by Age|