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People advised not to leave Oxford as cases soar

Although people are not banned from leaving Oxford, authorities are asking people to act with care when travelling into and out of the city.

BREAKING: Boris Johnson confirms return to normal

"In a press conference today, Johnson affirmed that all social-distancing rules will be removed, and national mask-mandates repealed two weeks from now."
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All 18-30 year olds across Oxfordshire urged to take PCR test

The rise in cases in Oxfordshire is largely concentrated amongst younger age groups and the unvaccinated. With many of the cases being amongst younger, less vulnerable, individuals, one in three new cases are asymptomatic – allowing the virus to spread undetected.

EXCLUSIVE: Lincoln College hosted wedding after banning visitors due to “sharp...

An email sent to Lincoln students, which was shown to Cherwell, warned: "Lodge staff will challenge you and your visitor(s) if you do not adhere to this. This would be embarrassing for you and your visitor(s), so please bear this in mind."

“Return home as soon as possible”: colleges respond to rising COVID...

Some colleges which had planned to allow students to stay beyond the end of term have urged them to return home. Events such as finalists' dinners have also been postponed or cancelled.

Oxford University opening a vaccination centre for students

The centre will provide a walk-in service, with no need to book in advance.

BREAKING: Chaos in the Union chamber as positive COVID-19 case causes...

"Cherwell was informed that the member of the chamber received a positive test result during the course of the debates, but attendees who were not close contacts were only informed of the case after the hustings had finished."

Watching Youtube a predictor for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

"Top 5, Up Next and other algorithm tools were also blamed for increasing the likelihood of users getting stuck in echo chambers."

College policies vary after easing of national restrictions

"While the outlook is more optimistic and restrictions are gradually easing, the pandemic is not yet over."

University releases updated guidance for students in light of May 17th...

Oxford University has updated their arrangements for students after 17 May, following this week’s Government announcement.  Updated guidance for in-person teaching, returning to Oxford and...