28 September 2020: “An individual from the Royal Holloway community has confirmed that they have contracted coronavirus (Covid-19). The individual is self-isolating and we wish them a speedy recovery.” University statement.
6 October 2020: Royal Holloway release their latest figures: positive tests for 1 staff member and 15 students.
14 October 2020: Royal Holloway release numbers: “As of Tuesday 13 October, there are 23 students and no members of staff who are currently self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus.” An eyewitness reports that Wedderburn Halls are locked down.
27 October 2020: Royal Holloway: “As of the last reporting point, midnight Monday 26 October there are 29 students and no staff members who are currently self-isolating after testing positive for (Covid-19).”