Together for Maine Daily Briefing and COVID-19 Data Update: 2/26/21

University of Maine System COVID Data by Campus 

29 — 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.  

  • 17 UMaine:
  • 5 UMA: 
  • 2 UMF:  
  • 0 UMFK: 
  • 2 UMM:  
  • 0 UMPI: 
  • 3 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 29 known cases today, one case fewer than reported in the last update. Today’s data reflects 4 new cases and 5 completions of isolation since the last update.  Prior updates are archived at

11 of the current active cases are residential students

  • 96% of university-administered quarantine space currently available
  • 94% of university-administered isolation spaces available

Asymptomatic Screening Update for 20-21 Academic Year


  • 79,387 Test Results to Date
  • 307 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

Today marks the end of week 5 of the spring semester.  The University’s students, staff and faculty will this weekend have completed 1/3 of the planned in-person portion of the spring semester as measured from January 25 to May 8.