Bangor, Maine News Update: November 20, 2020
The Maine CDC is reporting 217 new cases of COVID-19 statewide and 174 more people who have recovered. A woman in her 40's from Kennebec County is the latest person diagnosed with the virus to pass away.
An employee of Pat's Pizza in Dover-Foxcroft has tested positive for Hepatitis A. Anyone who ate food prepared at the restaurant on November 11th is advised to get vaccinated before November 25th.
Effective today, Governor Janet Mills has implemented a 9 pm curfew for all indoor and outdoor amusement venues, casinos, movie and performing arts centers, and businesses that provide food and drink services, as cases of COVID-19 surge across the state. The curfew runs through December 6th.
52 additional COVID-19 testing sites are opening up today at Walgreen's around the state, including Broadway in Bangor, Wilson Street in Brewer, South Street in Blue Hill, and Western Avenue in Hampden. Medical orders are not needed but appointments are required to get tested.
Bangor Symphony Orchestra is back for the 2021 season, online, with a series of virtual concerts between February and June, plus a special performance this Sunday afternoon. Digital subscriptions can be found on the Bangor Symphony's website, along with a link to Sunday's show.
The Anah Shriners have had to postpone this weekend's drive-through wreath sale due to a COVID-19 diagnosis in their ranks. The sale will now be held in tandem with the drive-through Visits with Santa event on November 28th.
The Lafayette Family Cancer Institute in Brewer will light its Lights of Life holiday tree on December 3rd, with a virtual ceremony that will be broadcast on Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center's Facebook page. The public can buy lights to recognize special people in their lives, with the money supporting the work at Northern Light Cancer Care.