Augusta and other towns across Maine are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Augusta, ME community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Maine hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Maine Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Maine government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Maine COVID-19 Cases

Maine New Coronavirus Cases: 237
Maine Total Coronavirus Cases: 314,118
Maine New Coronavirus Deaths: 11
Maine Total Coronavirus Deaths: 2,908
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,182
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 105,972,038
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 3
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,151,642
Last updated March 20, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Augusta

Republicans call on UMaine System to drop vaccine mandate

Five state lawmakers are asking the University of Maine System to follow the state's community colleges and stop mandating COVID-19 vaccines. More info » on MSN - 03/03/2023 11:57am

What new bill aiming to give tuition break to qualifying Maine students could mean

LD 512 would provide tuition waivers to eligible students interested in pursuing a four-year degree at any University of Maine System school. More info » on MSN - 03/14/2023 02:12am

Maine colleges, universities no longer require COVID vaccines

Minh Hoang of Maine Health fills a syringe with a COVID-19 vaccine at the former Scarborough Downs horse racing track on Wednesday Feb. 3, 2021. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN The University of Maine ... More info »

Bangor Daily News - 03/10/2023 02:10am

Mainers draw legislative attention at lobby day in Augusta

One of the primary goals of their group is to ensure to all Mainers paid family medical leave in the state, affordable housing and the discontinuance of discriminatory evictions. According to their ... More info »

Maine Campus - 03/19/2023 08:53pm

The Covid-19 Pandemic

With the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic fading even as the coronavirus persists and evolves, a new normal is taking shape around the world. A lab leak was once dismissed by many as a ... More info »

The New York Times - 03/19/2023 04:41am

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