Together for Maine Daily Briefing and COVID-19 Data Update: 1/29/21

University of Maine System COVID Data by Campus

63 — 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.  

The University of Maine System has started the spring semester.  These data would also include university students or employees known to have an active case of COVID-19 but not necessarily living in the campus region or state.  


  • 34 UMaine:
  • 2 UMA: 
  • 8 UMF:  
  • 8 UMFK: 
  • 4 UMM:  
  • 0 UMPI: 
  • 7 USM: 
  • 0 Maine Law


The above Data reflects ACTIVE known cases identified through the UMS asymptomatic screening and verified self-reports of University students, faculty, and staff from independent testing.  When an individual completes their isolation period, the active case number shared in the Together for Maine daily update is reduced to reflect that change.  


UMS is reporting 63 known cases today, 4 more than the cases reported in the 1/28/21 update.  Today’s data reflects 10 new cases and 6 completions of isolation since the last update.


35 of the current active cases are residential students

  • 94% of university-administered quarantine space currently available
  • 73% of university-administered isolation spaces available


Asymptomatic Screening Update for 20-21 Academic Year


  • 47,589 Test Results to Date
  • 186 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.  Limited testing is continuing with the University’s in-person population greatly reduced with the transition to distance instruction. 


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The next TFM update will be Monday, Feb 1, 2021 unless developments require an update over the weekend.  


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