3 October 2020: Cambridge: “Two students at Queens’ have tested positive for Covid-19. One of the students who tested positive for the virus is living on main-site Queens’ accommodation. The discovery of the positive cases last Saturday (26/09) has prompted Queens’ to instigate their Test and Trace system developed over the summer. As a result of this 25 individuals were told to isolate, with 15 of these individuals now no longer isolating after negative test results – some of which were returned within 24 hours.” Varsity.
7 October 2020: Cambridge: “11 University of Cambridge students infected with Covid-19.” Cambridge News.
14 October 2020: Cambridge start a dashboard: Total individual cases isolating due to confirmed COVID-19, 5-11 October: 1 staff, 33 students.
16 October 2020: Cambridge: Homerton College: “Following advice from Public Health England and local public health authorities, the Collegiate University’s Incident Management Team has asked 223 students resident in West House, Homerton College to self-isolate from 9.30pm on Friday 16 October following 18 positive cases.”
19 October 2020: Cambridge release further figures: in the week 12 to 18 October, there were 154 positive tests through the University’s own testing program, for a running total from 5 to 18 October of 188 cases, including at least one staff member.