Together for Maine Daily Briefing and COVID-19 DATA Update: 10/8/20

University of Maine System COVID Data by Campus 

6 — Known Case of UMS students or employees in public health agency Isolation

  • 2 UMA:  
  • 3 UMaine:  
  • 1 UMF: 

There are no known cases at the other University of Maine System universities. 

The above Data reflects ACTIVE known cases identified through the UMS asymptomatic screening and other testing venues.  When an individual is released from an isolation order by a public health agency the active case number shared in the Together for Maine daily update is reduced to reflect that change.  UMS is reporting six known cases today, the same number reported in the 10/7/20 update.

Asymptomatic Screening Update for Fall Safe Return

  • 18,797 Tests Results to Date
  • 17 positives results representing new diagnoses of COVID-19

The Asymptomatic Screening Dashboard at represents known results on all asymptomatic tests going back to July 22, 2020.  About 48 hours passes from the time a test sample is collected and when the results are known.  

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Latest Results for COVID-19 Virus Negative:   The UMS Scientific Advisory Report monitors wastewater for the presence of SAR-CoV-2 on a weekly basis at UMaine, UMFK, and the Gorham campus at USM.  These campuses account for 78% of the residential student population across the System.  

Results were negative for samples collected on September 28 and 29, 2020.  All weekly results have been negative since monitoring began in August.  The latest three weeks of results are posted at Together.Maine.Edu.   

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