According to WAGM Maine has recorded its first death from someone who was COVID-19 positive.

According to data from the Maine CDC, the patient was a man in his 80's from Cumberland County. Because of privacy regulations this is all the information we were provided with.

Janet Mills said, “This is a sad day for the State of Maine. I know I join countless people in extending my condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones during this difficult time. Our state is a family. And while we mourn the loss of a member of our Maine family today, I find strength and solace in knowing that we will support one another and that, together, we will get through this.”

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