Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....

WEATHER:   Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

NEWS:

Gov. Mills did extend Maine’s Stay Health At Home order until the end of May and outlined the plans to roll out the reopening of many businesses according to WABI.  (Here is an outline of business and timelines from centralmaine.com)

For a number of reasons, Maine’s economic issues could be the worst in the nation followed by Nevada, Vermont, and Florida according to centralmaine.com.

Maine Poison Control is seeing more calls as people are using more cleaning chemicals and some can be dangerous according to WABI.

The Maine CDC is considering releasing more CV-19 information including the town by town list, not just county information, and some people would like even more detail released to first responders according to WMTW.

Some new unemployment rules could mean Mainers who did not qualify for benefits before might now according to WABI.

While the state is dealing with COVID-19, officials also have to deal with state business, like working out a state budget in there uncertain times according to centralmaine.com.

Helping to meed the needs of kids in central Maine, Educare Waterville just received about 500 books donated for families who need of “reading and educational materials” for the kids according to centralmaine.com.

For a number of reasons, Maine’s economic issues could be the worst in the nation followed by Nevada, Vermont, and Florida according to centralmaine.com.

A crash in Yarmouth left a Gardiner man in critical condition according to WABI.

COVID-19:  COVID-19 world map from John Hopkins University

County by county coronavirus count from centralmaine.com.

585 of the 1,040 cases of COVID-19 have recovered and we have seen 51 deaths according to WABI.

The Maine CDC is considering releasing more CV-19 information including the town by town list, not just county information, and some people would like even more detail released to first responders according to WMTW.