26 September 2020: Sky News reports that, at York St. John university, there are confirmed cases, “but number not specified.”
28 September 2020: “UP TO 10 students at a York university have tested positive for coronavirus, the university has confirmed. York St John University is one of 40 universities across the UK that has recorded cases of coronavirus. A spokesman for the university said: “Since the beginning of term on 21 September, York St John University has reported fewer than 10 positive COVID 19 cases amongst staff and students. ” All cases are unconnected and do not constitute an outbreak. Close contacts have been informed and are isolating accordingly.”” York Press.
5 October 2020: York St Johns: A spokesperson for the university said: “As of Friday, October 2, there are currently fewer than 25 staff and students self-isolating following a positive Covid-19 test.” York Press.
6 October 2020: York St Johns University said 46 “members of our university community” were self-isolating yesterday after testing positive for coronavirus.” York Press.
8 October 2020: York St John start releasing data. “As of Wednesday 7 October, we are aware of 74 members of our university community who are currently self-isolating because they have had a positive COVID-19 test.”