Maine CDC announces new COVID-19 outbreaks in York County – WMTW Portland


The Maine Centre for Illness Control and Avoidance declared it is investigating a number of new outbreaks in York County.Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said there are 12 scenarios of the virus at Sanford Superior College. The superior school has switched to remote understanding owing to the outbreak.It is the 1st outbreak involving a general public faculty in Maine, Shah said.Shah stated transmission of the virus is tentatively linked to gatherings outside the house of the college, such as a pickup soccer match and a dawn accumulating of seniors before this month.Shah explained the outbreak additional shows that any collecting can guide to transmission of the virus.The Maine CDC reported it is investigating one more outbreak in Sanford at the Wolves Club, exactly where 5 patrons and one personnel member have tested favourable for the virus.Shah stated there are now a total of 7 cases of the virus involving the Baker Company in Sanford.Shah mentioned the spread of the virus in the Sanford location continues to be of heightened issue for the Maine CDC. He mentioned the virus experienced touched nearly just about every part of the Sanford local community.Shah did say an outbreak involving the Sanford Fire Office has been shut just after seven circumstances have been claimed.The other outbreaks described in York County are at Hussey Seating where by three scenarios have been documented and three circumstances at the Ogunquit Beach Lobster Residence.

SANFORD, Maine —

The Maine Heart for Sickness Regulate and Prevention announced it is investigating various new outbreaks in York County.

Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah mentioned there are 12 scenarios of the virus at Sanford Superior College. The significant faculty has switched to remote understanding due to the outbreak.

It is the 1st outbreak involving a public faculty in Maine, Shah explained.

Shah claimed transmission of the virus is tentatively linked to gatherings outside the house of the school, such as a pickup soccer video game and a sunrise gathering of seniors before this month.

Shah stated the outbreak even further shows that any gathering can guide to transmission of the virus.

The Maine CDC said it is investigating another outbreak in Sanford at the Wolves Club, exactly where 5 patrons and a single staff members member have examined beneficial for the virus.

Shah stated there are now a full of seven circumstances of the virus involving the Baker Business in Sanford.

Shah said the spread of the virus in the Sanford spot stays of heightened worry for the Maine CDC. He reported the virus had touched just about each individual section of the Sanford neighborhood.

Shah did say an outbreak involving the Sanford Fire Division has been closed soon after seven scenarios were being documented.

The other outbreaks reported in York County are at Hussey Seating exactly where three situations have been described and 3 instances at the Ogunquit Beach Lobster House.