2 November 2020: University of Bath: “The daily reports covering the period from October 28 to November 1 have recorded a total of 67 new cases, all of them being found among students.” Somerset Live.
30 October 2020: Bristol University: “Bristol University reported 36 new coronavirus cases across students and staff on Friday, bringing the total number of reported cases on campus to 1,694 as the UK prepared to enter a second national lockdown.” Epigram.
30 October 2020: University of Roehampton: “11 students and 1 member of staff have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last seven days.” Source: Internal communication. Our running total: 26 students, 3 staff testing positive.
30 October 2020: University of Bedfordshire have 1 live staff case, and 7 live student cases, and 8 students self-isolating with symptoms.
30 October 2020: Bournemouth University: “We are continuing to see a small number of new cases at the university. The number of new positive cases at the university in the last seven days stands at 47 across the whole BU population of 1,723 staff and 16,606 students.” By our count, the cumulative total is 341 cases.
2 November 2020: Kingston University: “Number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 reported to the University in the week up to Friday 30 October: 16.” Our running total: 50 cases.
119 Universities have reported coronavirus cases.
96 in England.
1 in Northern Ireland.
14 in Scotland.
8 in Wales.
As at 9am 2 November 2020, our data puts the number of confirmed cases for students at 34,555, for staff 913, in total 35,468.
As at 9am 2 November 2020, the UCU dashboard reported 35,547 confirmed covid cases at U.K. universities.