Together for Maine Daily Briefing and COVID-19 Data Update: 1/21/22

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University of Maine System Vaccination Tracking – As of 1/21/22

94.8% Vaccination Verification Rate among projected in-person spring population.

  • 21,830 students, faculty, and staff currently projected for in-person population
  • 97.4% Vaxx Verification Rate among 5,378 residence hall students

6,695 Verified Booster Shots have been uploaded to the University of Maine System (UMS) vaccination portal.

Asymptomatic Screening Activity 

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.  

  • 7,932 Test results in the last 14 days
  • 398 Total positive UMS tests in the last 14 days

Case Counts and Available Quarantine / Isolation Spaces

279 – Known ACTIVE cases of UMS students or employees among the more than 30,000 students, faculty, and staff in the University of Maine System community. 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.  Prior updates are archived at

  • 154 University of Maine
  • 26 University of Maine at Augusta
  • 39 University of Maine at Farmington
  • 12 University of Maine at Fort Kent
  • 3 University of Maine at Machias
  • 9 University of Maine at Presque Isle
  • 33 University of Southern Maine
  • 3 University of Maine School of Law

224 available university-administered quarantine spaces out of 243

65 available university-administered isolation spaces out of 110

UMS News

Food Service Pause for Events  

To help maximize indoor face cover wearing during the omicron surge, the System has adopted additional limits on certain food services for the month of January. These limits include not allowing food service at ticketed or other organized university events which are open to the public at the System through at least January 31, effective immediately. Learn more on the Together for Maine website.