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News Reports, 14 October 2020.

Universities newly added.

13 October 2020: Imperial College start releasing numbers. From 28 September to 12 October, they report 19 students and fewer than 5 staff testing positive.

News Reports.

14 October 2020: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh: Less than 5 students on campus  have tested positive. Source: Internal communication.

9 October 2020: University of Roehampton: “We can confirm that six of our students (2 of whom live in halls of residence) have now tested positive for Covid-19 and are currently self-isolating.” Source: internal communication.

14 October 2020: Salford University: “Since the new term started on September 28, at least 307 students have tested positive for coronavirus, the University of Salford has confirmed.” Manchester Evening News.

University Released Numbers

14 October 2020: Cambridge start a dashboard: Total individual cases isolating due to confirmed COVID-19, 5-11 October: 1 staff, 33 students.

13 October 2020: Canterbury Christ Church: Total number of cases since the start of the academic year: 29. Reported cases Monday 5 October to Monday October 12: 10.

13 October 2020: Harper-Adams: Two new cases. Total number: 3 students.

14 October 2020: Harper-Adams: Five new cases. Total number: 8 students.

13 October 2020: Queen Mary University, London: “We currently have 16 active cases of Covid-19 among students, and 2 among staff.”

14 October 2020: Royal Holloway: “As of Tuesday 13 October, there are 23 students and no members of staff who are currently self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus (Covid-19).”

12 October 2020: University of Sheffield’s latest numbers: 960 students and 12 staff testing positive, 28 September to 12 October.

13 October 2020: Southampton start releasing numbers: 19 active student cases, no staff cases.

Current tally:

113 Universities have reported coronavirus cases.
91 in England.
1 in Northern Ireland.
14 in Scotland.
7 in Wales.

As at 9am 14 October 2020, our data puts the number of confirmed cases for students at 14,344, for staff 213, in total 14,557.

As at 9am 14 October 2020, the UCU dashboard reported 15,106 confirmed covid cases at  U.K. universities. By 10am 14 October 2020, the UCU dashboard reported 15,359 confirmed covid cases at  U.K. universities.