2 October 2020: Birmingham UCU have reported 66 new cases of coronavirus in the past seven days at the university. Among them reportedly are 61 students and five members of teaching staff at the university who have COVID-19. The Tab.
5 October 2020: “And last night sources at the University of Birmingham confirmed to The Sun almost 300 students and staff had tested positive for the virus.” The Scottish Sun.
5 October 2020: “Last night sources from UoB confirmed to The Sun of almost 300 students and staff having tested positive for the virus at the University of Birmingham.” Also notable: “The University of Birmingham previously told The Birmingham Tab that the full data from the university will be published early this week.” The Tab.
7 October 2020: University of Birmingham start publishing statistics. From 30 September to 6 October, there have been 307 students and 8 staff members testing positive for Covid. Birmingham.
7 October 2020: University of Birmingham “has confirmed that 307 students and eight members of staff were found to have the virus between September 30 and October 6.” Birmingham Live.
14 October 2020: University of Birmingham: “Over 600 Covid-positive students at University of Birmingham after 300 further cases.” “The University of Birmingham confirmed 301 students and five members of staff have tested positive for coronavirus after reporting 315 cases the previous week.” Birmingham Mail.
21 October 2020: University of Birmingham: “The new figures reveal 224 students and 12 members of staff tested positive for the virus between October 14 and October 20.” Birmingham Live.
28 October 2020: University of Birmingham: 21 October to 27 October: 126 new student cases, 15 new staff cases.