PEOPLE confirmed to have been infected with coronavirus in Oxfordshire has gone up again.

There have been two new positive tests confirmed this afternoon by Public Health England.

This brings the total in the county to nine, and includes two Oxford University students.

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The NHS in England is planning to 'ramp up' testing facilities so that 10,000 coronavirus tests can be performed each day.

So far more than 27,000 tests have been conducted by public health officials in England.

But it is hoped that within weeks, 10,000 swabs will be assessed each day.

Today marked the largest jump in cases in the UK within 24 hours, with 456 people now confirmed to have the virus.