Together for Maine Daily Briefing and COVID-19 Data Update: 12/2/20

University of Maine System COVID Data by Campus 

103 — Known Case of UMS students or employees in public health agency Isolation among the more than 30,000 students, faculty, and staff in the University of Maine System community.

  • 93 UMaine: 
    • Five non-residential students released from isolation
    • Five new cases involving non-residential students
  • 1 UMA: 
  • 3 UMF:  
  • 0 UMFK: 
  • 0 UMM:  
  • 1 UMPI: 
  • 5 USM: One new case involving an employee
  • 0 Maine Law


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 103 known cases today, one case more than the cases reported in the 12/2/20 update.


Asymptomatic Screening Update for Fall Safe Return

  • 38,214 Test Results to Date
  • 111 positive 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.  


UMS News


Daily Updates Transition To Weekly and ‘As-Needed’ on Friday, December 4:  The University of Maine System will continue to produce daily data updates through Friday, December 4, to report on active, known COVID-19 cases identified through Round Seven screening and safe departure testing.  Reports will also continue to include cases reported to the universities as part of their work to track and limit the spread of infection during the in-person portion of the Fall semester.  The UMS universities transitioned to remote instruction as planned at the Thanksgiving break.


Maine’s public universities – with numerous pandemic protocols in place – are open and continue to serve students and the citizens of Maine.  UMS will be conducting further limited testing in December and January in support of safe operations and community health.  It will continue to update the public and university community on active, known COViD-19 cases known to the universities and other pandemic matters weekly beginning on Friday, December 11.   


UMS will also issue timely updates as needed and resume daily updates in mid-January as the universities begin preparations to safely welcome students back to campuses for the January 25, 2021 start of the spring semester.