March 19th COVID-19 Updates & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
Centralmaine.com COVID-19 coverage.
COVID-19 world map from John Hopkins Univesity.
Maine is starting the day with 42 cases of the coronavirus, up from 32 cases Tuesday and 4 are in the hospital according to WGME.
An employee at the Kennebec County DA’s office has tested positive for the coronavirus according to centralmaine.com.
China is reporting no new domestic cases of the coronavirus according to CNN. Other info on the coronavirus here.
No dining in at restaurants and bars in Maine; but take-out, drive-through, and delivery will be allowed according to WABI.
MaineGeneral and Inland Hospital are now setting up outside, drive-the sites at the hospital to conduct testing for coronavirus according to centralmaine.com.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland is suspending church services according to centralmaine.com.
Family Planning and Planned Parenthood are both taking steps so their clients still have access to birth control during this time to help prevent the baby boom 9 months from now according to US News.
Kittery Premium Outlets is closing its stores until the end of the month according to WGME.
INFLUENZA: 32 people have died, 4 in the last week from influenza and over 9,500 have had the flu this season according to WABI.
Rockland is being sued over their rejection of a new cell phone tower according to US News.
Palermo man has been charged with attempted murder according to centralmaine.com.
Maine Supreme Court upheld the MePUC’s approval of the CMP transmission line project according to US News.