Things You Need to Know: January 7, 2021
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
One woman was shot during the riots in the US Capital yesterday that caused a delay in the counting of the electoral votes according to BBC. She died later; three others had medical emergencies during the event and died. The counting of the votes did resume and Joe Biden’s victory has been confirmed.
Both of the democrats have won their US Senate seats in the two elections in Georgia according to CNN.
Maine has 531 new cases of COVID-19 added to the total of 27,090; there are 372 deaths according to WABI.
Maine’s COVID-19 vaccine supplies are low and we do not have enough to start expanding the plan according to centralmaine.com.
Maine is on track to get $183M in aid for our schools from the COVID-19 relief bill according to centralmaine.com.
A 15-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the hand after he found a pistol in the pocket of his grandfather's jacket he had slipped on to go outside according to centralmaine.com.
Local, College, Professional sports scoreboard:
Celtics won Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
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