Universities newly added.
16 October 2020: Trinity St David: “Trinity St David reported cases in 10 students and four staff.” BBC.
21 October 2020: Hertfordshire: 7 new student cases, bringing the total since 28 September to 46 (45 students, 1 staff). Source: Internal communication.
22 October 2020: Kingston University: “Staff at Kingston University (KU) have criticised the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying that current instructions for some staff members put teachers and students at risk.” University states “Up-to-date statistical information about any live Covid-19 cases for staff and students will soon be made available on the University’s website as part of our commitment to keeping our community informed around our response to the pandemic.” Surrey Comet.
22 October 2020: Robert Gordon University: “An ongoing multi-agency investigation has confirmed that there has been a total of 63 cases of Covid-19 identified within Robert Gordon University’s student population. “This figure includes those living in various locations – including university halls of residents, private flats and private halls elsewhere.” BBC.
21 October 2020: St Marys University, Twickenham, start releasing figures. For the week ending 13 October, 6 students and 1 staff member tested positive; for the week ending 20 October, 5 students. In total, 11 students and 1 staff member, 7 October to 20 October, plus the undisclosed students and staff prior to that.
22 October 2020: University of the West of England: 117 positive cases in the last seven days. 41 on the 20 October, 27 on the 21 October.
116 Universities have reported coronavirus cases.
93 in England.
1 in Northern Ireland.
14 in Scotland.
8 in Wales.
As at 6pm 22 October 2020, our data puts the number of confirmed cases for students at 25,530, for staff 523, in total 26,053.
As at 6pm 22 October 2020, the UCU dashboard reported 26,036 confirmed covid cases at U.K. universities.