News reports, 14 September to 19 September, 2020.

Reports of Covid Outbreaks in British Universities, from Monday 14 September to Saturday 19 September:

15 September 2020: Oxford Brookes: University states “We are currently dealing with a small but growing number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 amongst our Oxford-based students. These appear to have spread via social gatherings in off-campus private residential settings during the week commencing September 7.” Oxford Mail.

17 September 2020: Edinburgh Napier University: “Eleven students have tested positive for Covid-19 following an outbreak at student accommodation”, Bainfield Flats. BBC Scotland.

18 Sept 2020: University of Bath: “a very small number confirmed cases of Covid-19”, who are now self-isolating, along with their households. Bath University. Somerset Live.

19 Sept 2020: Manchester Metropolitan University: “Several students” isolating, “a handful of confirmed cases” being managed at MMU’s Birley campus. Manchester Evening News.

19 Sept 2020: Warwick University: A student living in the Rootes accomodation block tested positive; 14 other people on the same floor now isolating. This follows a single case from the previous week. The Boar.

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