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Maine starts the day with 2,381 active cases of COVID-19. 7,986 of the 10,554 cases recovered. There have been 177 deaths according to WABI.

Kids don’t normally get severely ill or die from COVID-19, there has been an increase in cases of positive cases according to CNN.

Maine’s Puritan Pride is getting over $11M for making more swabs according to WABI.

The Attorney General’s office is reminding Mainers to wear the mask or you could face charges according to WABI.

The Maine CDC is looking at a new rule that health care workers would need certain vaccinations  that had been optional in the past according to centralmaine.com.

Due to the increase in cases, the Maine CDC is making some adjustments to its contact tracking and outreach to Mainers who are COVID-19 positive according to WMTW.

Some Maine schools are seeing a trend in more students who are chronically absent according to WGME.

Mainers spent about $1.4M in legal marijuana sales in one month according to centralmaine.com.  That is about $141,000 in new tax revenue.

President Trump is letting the transition to President Biden begin according to BBC.

Local, College, Professional sports scoreboard: MNF is Los Angeles beat Tampa Bay 27-24.  Thanksgiving Day Football: Houston and Detroit, Washington and Dallas, Baltimore and Pittsburg.



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