THE University of York has reached a milestone in the coronavirus saga after no new cases were confirmed since yesterday amongst its 18,000 students and 4,500 staff.

It said it was aware of 28 individuals within the university community who were currently self-isolating because they had previously had a positive Covid-19 test.

York St John University said that as of Wednesday, two members of its community were self-isolating because they had had a positive Covid-19 test.