MORE than 300 people have tested positive for coronavirus at the University of Reading, figures show.

The university's Covid-19 dashboard dated Monday, December 14, shows that 318 students and staff have tested positive since the start of the academic year (September 28, 2020).

This number includes people who are no longer 'active'.

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The figures show a total of 23 staff members have tested positive and 295 students.

The number of daily new cases stands at three.

This is the number of new Covid-19 positive test results reported to the university from students and staff in the previous 24 hours.

The seven-day rolling total of reported cases is ten - this gives an indication of the number of current 'active' cases.

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The website also details what happens when a student or staff member tests positive and support and advice available for students who are self-isolating.