Maine CDC Health Advisory

January 31, 2020

Updated Definition for Patients Under Investigation (PUI) for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Imported cases of 2019-nCoV infection in people have been detected in the U.S. While person-to-person spread among close contacts has been detected with this virus, this virus is NOT currently spreading in the community in the United States. At this time, Maine does not have any confirmed cases and has no patients under investigation (PUI).

U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) updated the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) definition for patients under investigation (PUI) on Friday, January 31, 2020.

Advisory (PDF)