According to the CDC, Maine has the highest infection rate for COVID-19 in the country.
Omicron is largely responsible for the latest surge, accounting for 80 percent of the new infections in the state.
Most of the country, except for the Northeast, is considered to have a low infection rate.
New variants account for 80 percent of the new infections in Maine. https://t.co/ENCPqtG1Bv
— Jennifer Long (@JenniferWGME) May 6, 2022
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) May 6, 2022