April 30: COVID-19 Updates & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
Former Gov Paul LePage says he will be running for governor of Maine in 2022 according to WABI.
Augusta Police are asking any groups that want to protest in the capital to work with the city on that and they are not trying to take away anyone's right to demonstrate according to WABI.
More and more Maine events are canceling and postponing and on Saturday the planning committee for Old Hallowell Day will vote on if they will go ahead for this year or not according to centralmaine.com.
Some Maine churches are now looking at drive-in services under the new phase one rules according to centralmaine.com.
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)
COVID-19: COVID-19 world map from John Hopkins University
County by county coronavirus count from centralmaine.com.
615 of the 1,056 total cases of COVID-19 have recovered and we have seen 52 deaths according to WABI. That means there are only 389 active cases at the moment.
8 of the employees at Tyson Foods in Portland and 20 cases at a homeless shelter in Bangor have tested positive according to centralmaine.com.