May 4: COVID-19 Updates & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
COVID-19: COVID-19 world map from John Hopkins University. County by county coronavirus count from centralmaine.com.
706 of the 1,185 total cases of COVID-19 have recovered and we have seen 57 deaths according to WABI. That means there are only 422 active cases at the moment.
Hundreds and hundreds of people turned out for a protest in Augusta at the state capital over the new plans for reopening Maine according to WABI.
While COVID-19 has changed many things for real estate, the market is still competitive according to WMTW.
Some members of the legislature want to reconvene to remove the civil emergency powers according to WABI.
Maine lawmakers want to address the issues with the unemployment system according to centralmaine.com.
The City of Augusta is working on its new budget and it could include furlough days according to centralmaine.com.
Maine golf courses are opening under some new rules according to WABI.
Maine’s turkey hunting season has started and there are a few different rules this year to encourage physical distancing according to WABI.
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)