Coronavirus information and guidance

Latest Covid numbers in St Andrews

Last updated: 23 September 2021, 11.30am

A weekly update on confirmed numbers of positive cases of Covid-19 amongst members of our University community.

These figures combine cases reported to us by students and staff through our Covid Helpdesk, and cases notified to the NHS through the national testing scheme. They give an accurate weekly snapshot of confirmed coronavirus infection currently associated with our community, and cumulatively since 1 September 2020.

Not all positive cases are physically in St Andrews; the figures include members of our community who live elsewhere and acquired the infection outwith the University.

Number of total positive cases still active (not yet discharged)

Staff: 6
Students: 9
Total: 15

Number of total positive cases who have been discharged

Staff: 83
Students: 343
Total: 426

Total positive cases since 31 August 2020

Staff: 95
Students: 365
Total: 460

Of which are new positive cases since 16 September 2021

Staff: 5
Students: 9
Total: 14

Number of individuals who are self-isolating as they are a contact of a confirmed positive case

Staff: 7
Students: 17
Total: 24

Number of individuals who are self-isolating on a precautionary basis whilst a suspected Covid-19 case awaits test results

Staff: 2
Students: 16
Total: 18


Covid cases in Fife within the past seven days

Source: Public Health Scotland Covid Overview

  • Fife: 1931
  • St Andrews North: 9
  • St Andrews South West: 14
  • St Andrews South East: 19
  • St Andrews Central: 3

(Please note, where there are fewer than 3 positive cases, Public Health Scotland now presents this as 0-2)


Vaccinations in Fife

  • 91.5 per cent of the resident population of Fife over 18 have received a first dose of Covid vaccine
  • 85.6 per cent have received two doses
  • 90.9 per cent of the resident population of Fife over 16 have received a first dose of Covid vaccine
  • 83.7 per cent have received two doses

Covid in Scotland

The BBC provides a daily update on Covid cases across Scotland


Graph shows number of positive cases by reporting week, with rolling average weekly positive cases since start of 2021-22