This page contains the latest numbers relating to Covid-19 at the University. It includes high level totals on positive cases provided by using our self-reporting tool; details of support being provided within our student body; and details of on-campus activities that have been taking place.
This page is updated each Friday afternoon during term time, and unless otherwise identified will cover the preceding 7 days running from Friday to Thursday.
This pages information was last updated on Friday 24 December 2021 and covers the period from Friday 17th December to Thursday 23rd December. It will next be updated on Friday 14th January.
Between Friday 17th December to Thursday 23rd December, 4 new cases were reported within the student population at the University. This brings the total number of students who have tested positive for Covid-19 since 23 September 2020 to 671.
Between Friday 17th December to Thursday 23rd December, 3 new cases were reported within the staff population at the University. This brings the total number of staff members who have tested positive for Covid-19 since 23 September 2020 to 75.
We have distributed 0 free grocery boxes to students isolating in Halls. In total we have now distributed 608 grocery boxes.
We have also made 40 support calls to students isolating, regardless of their location.
Over the past week there have been 13,946 unique visits to our Libraries - The Sir Duncan Rice Library, Taylor Law Library and Medical Library. (This figure may include multiple visits by the same individual but excludes those only visiting the Hardback Café in the Sir Duncan Rice Library) 122 items have been issued using the Library Click and Collect loans service.
More detailed information on Covid-19 cases can be found on the Public Health Scotland Website. Detailed breakdowns on cases by region are also available from the BBC or by visiting https://www.travellingtabby.com/scotland-coronavirus-tracker/