Things You Need to Know: January 4, 2021
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
Maine starts the day with 350 new cases of COVID-19; 21,693 of the 25,592 were confirmed according to WABI. There have been 359 deaths.
The United States has reached 350,000 COVID-19 deaths, and officials are expecting to see another surge in the wake of the Christmas and New Years' holidays according to WABI.
Maine officials have cited over 60 businesses for COVID-19 rules according to centralmaine.com.
The new stimulus checks have prompted new scams asking people for information to get the checks according to WABI. (You do not need to do that and always check directly with an agency or business asking before giving out your personal information.)
There is audio of President Trump telling officials in Georgia to find the votes needed to overturn the results of the election according to WABI.
A two-year-old boy in Waterville was shot in the head, it appears that one of the boy's siblings had found a gun in a closet, loaded it, and fired according to WABI.
87-year-old Larry King is in the hospital with COVID-19 according to the BBC.
Local, College, Professional sports scoreboard:
Celtics and Patriots won their games yesterday.
Celtics play again tonight, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.
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