Well, this is kind of exciting. On Memorial Day (May 31, 2021), Maine reported only 42 new cases of COVID-19 in the state. I say only because those are the types of numbers seen last fall as things were starting to ramp up for COVID in Maine. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has gone five days without reporting any COVID-related deaths. 

OK, OK, the drop in positive tests could be due to a few things like our numbers in Maine have been trending down and the fact, as centralmaine.com pointed out, that testing is reduced over the holiday weekend. 

We are still doing well on our vaccine rates for those who desire to have the shot, and over half of Mainers who are eligible for the vaccine have received it. The state is still looking for ways to get the vaccine to those who want it, but for whatever reason, they have not had it…yet. 

Hospitalizations are down, and for those in the hospital with COVID, the use of ventilators is also down. 

All of that is good news!

LOOK: 15 Discontinued McDonald's Menu Items


LOOK: Here are the best small towns to live in across America

Do you have our free radio station app yet? If not, it's the perfect way to request a song, talk to the DJs, enter exclusive contests and to stay up to date with everything that's happening in and around Central Maine and the world. When you download it, make sure you turn on the push notifications so that we can send you exclusive content and local breaking news that you need to know about first. Just enter your mobile number below and we'll send a download link right to your mobile device. After that, you can download for free and immediately begin accessing all kinds of exclusive content tailored just for you. Give it a try and stay connected with us!

92 Moose logo
Get our free mobile app

More From 92 Moose