There have been nearly 200 new coronavirus cases at Oxford University in a week. 

Figures published by the University today, from its own testing service, show for the seven days to Friday it tested 802 staff and students.

Of these, 197 people were positive for Covid-19.

Last week, which covered Fresher's Week and the return of the majority of students, there were 61 new cases reported.

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Since Oxford University started testing on August 20, there have been 288 confirmed coronavirus cases from 2,433 tests.

It comes after pictures and video emerged on Saturday of crowds of students in the city centre following online matriculation.

The University has two testing sites in Oxfrord - a central testing site is in the city centre, located in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, with a second one at the Old Road Campus in Headington.

The Oxford University website says the figures do not include positive test results received outside of its own testing service.