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958 of the 1,565 total cases of COVID-19 have recovered and 69 deaths according to WABI. That means there are 538 active cases at this time.

The former leader of the government agency trying to come up with the vaccine to the coronavirus, who was let go last month, told congress the United States could see “its darkest winter in modern history” according to the BBC.

Officials have a growing concern over an inflammatory condition coronavirus condition that is affecting children according to WABI.

Maine hotels can start taking reservations for June 1st or later for Mainers and out-of-staters, but the out of state visitors would need to quarantine for 2 weeks and would be on the honor system according to WGME.

School officials in Maine and around the nation are looking at how schools can come back this fall and do it safely according to WGME.

The Dept of Labor shared information about the 157,000 unemployment claims knowing that 30,000 were duplicates according to centralmaine.com.

Hannaford has plans to hire about two thousand new workers in the northeast according to centralmaine.com.

MeCDC is reminding Mainers spending more time outside to remember the ticks are out and carry disease according to US News.