Things You Need to Know: December 18, 2020
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
Maine starts the day with 6,937 active cases of COVID-19. 10,688 of the 17,901 cases recovered according to WABI. There have been 276 deaths. Maine set another new one day record day for new cases.
The CDC is saying the COVID-19 increase recently in Maine is due to Thanksgiving gatherings according to WABI.
In just a couple of days this week, almost 1000 people were given the COVID-19 vaccine in Maine according to WABI.
As Mainers get the vaccine they will also get a card reminding them when and where they got the first shot and a reminder they need to get the second according to centralmaine.com.
Senator Angus King is asking the big streaming companies like Netflix, Disney, Hulu to opening their services for free to everyone to encourage people to stay home for Christmas and binge-watch according to centralmaine.com.
Maine’s unemployment claims are up again in Maine according to WABI.
Raging Bull Saloon in Downtown Augusta has been giving a renewal on its liquor license according to centralmaine.com.
A report has been released on the deadly crash in the summer of 2019 that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire according to WGME.
MacKenzie Scott, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife, has donated billions of dollars to charity recently; part of that going to Maine charities like the Good Shepherd Food Bank according to WABI.
Local, College, Professional sports scoreboard:
Celtics play again Friday
TNF Los Angeles defeated Las Vegas.
The NE Patriots play Miami Sunday.
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