THE University of Bradford has reported 26 confirmed cases of coronavirus among students and members of staff.

As of October 6, the University said 23 students and three members of staff have tested positive.

Of those cases, only three - two students and one staff member - had visited campus prior to their test.

Those affected have been urged to self-isolate for 14 days in line with Government guidelines and the University reassuring people that it has implemented "a range of measures".

This includes the delivery of any food and/or medical supplies as well as supporting students’ mental health.

The University's counselling and mental health service is offering telephone/video and email appointments to students.

Additional information on how to book tests has also been made available. 

Vice Chancellor Professor Shirley Congdon said: “We are keenly aware this is a difficult time for everyone connected to the University and we are supporting anyone affected by coronavirus.

"We have a range of measures in place to help those self-isolating. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and adapt our plans as necessary.”

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