26 September 2020: Sky News reports 11 cases.
28 September 2020: University of Sunderland: “The email from the VC today announcing: “A number of people in our University community have tested positive for Covid-19. As at Monday 28 September, this includes 40 students & four staff.”” Source: UCU Northern Region on Twitter. Also Chronicle.
7 October 2020: “111 coronavirus cases at University of Sunderland with outbreaks mainly clustered around student accommodation. A further 17 students or staff at the University of Sunderland have tested positive for coronavirus.” Sunderland Echo.
14 October 2020: University of Sunderland: A spokesman said “As of today (14 October) 111 students and 13 staff have received a positive Covid-19 test since counting began at the beginning of this academic year. Of these cases, 13 are new in the last seven days.” Chronicle Live.
22 October 2020: University of Sunderland: “Sunderland University has confirmed it has had 13 new coronavirus cases in the past week, taking the total number up to 137. In the past seven days to October 21, nine students and four members of staff at the University of Sunderland have tested positive for the virus.” Chronicle Live.
28 October 2020: University of Sunderland: “Sunderland University confirms 13 new Covid cases taking total up to 150. The latest figures reveal 13 more students have tested positive for Covid in the past week.” Chronicle Live.