This page contains the latest numbers relating to Covid-19 at the University. It includes high level totals on positive cases provided by NHS Grampian; 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 page was last updated on Friday 9th April 2021 and covers the period from Friday 2nd April to Thursday 8th April.
The total number of positive cases of Covid-19 identified within the student population at the University of Aberdeen is 404*. This is the total number of registered students who have tested positive for Covid-19 since 23 September 2020.
The total number of positive cases of Covid-19 identified within the staff population at the University of Aberdeen is 21. This is the total number of staff members who have tested positive for Covid-19 since 23 September 2020.
Between 2nd April to Thursday 8th April, less than 5 new cases have been identified within the student population at the University. (Please note, if the number of cases is less than 5 within the University e.g. in the staff community, this figure will not be detailed for GDPR reasons).
We have distributed 0 free grocery boxes to students isolating in Halls. In total we have now distributed 539 grocery boxes.
We have also made 10 support calls to students isolating, regardless of their location.
Over the past week there have been 1,628 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) 268 items have been issued using the Library Click and Collect loans service.
Over the past week 0 on-campus, in-person, teaching events have taken place.
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/