Portsmouth

24 September 2020: “The University of Portsmouth confirmed today that 13 students have had Covid-19 positive tests, 12 from its own testing programme and one student who tested positive through government testing.” Portsmouth News.

26 September 2020: Sky News reports 14 cases.

8 October 2020: University of Portsmouth: “we have identified 81 current positive cases within the student population, i.e. cases where the students are still in the 14-day period of self-isolation, as of 10am on 7 October.” Source: internal communication.

20 October 2020: University of Portsmouth: “As of Monday 19 October, there are 115 students and staff who are Covid positive and are currently self-isolating at the University (113 cases are students, and 2 are staff.)” Source: Internal communication.

22 October 2020: University of Portsmouth: “More than 150 students are self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19 amid a three-day outage in the university‚Äôs testing regime due to a backlog.” Portsmouth News.

26 October 2020: University of Portsmouth: “There are 126 students and staff who are COVID positive and are currently self-isolating at the University. Of these 126 active cases, 123 cases are students, and 3 are staff.” Source: Internal communication.