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More than seven hundred students test positive for coronavirus at Northumbria University [View all]

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More than seven hundred students test positive for coronavirus at Northumbria University

Friday 2 October 2020, 11:13pm

Video report by ITV News Health Editor Emily Morgan

Northumbria University say they are aware of 770 of their students who have tested positive for COVID-19 of whom 78 are symptomatic. These students are all now self-isolating, as are their flatmates and any close contacts.

At Newcastle University, 94 students and 7 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

Both Northumbria, and Newcastle University say their 'COVID response teams' are working to get in touch with anyone who may have been in contact with the students, and say:

"We are supporting all those students who are self-isolating, providing them with food and other essential items, as well as welfare support including 24/7 online mental health support and one-to-one support from our wellbeing teams where required which is accessible through multiple channels."

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