THREE people have died in Oxfordshire after testing positive for coronavirus.

It comes as the county recorded 39 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the lowest number since the start of 2021.

According to Public Health England, three people have died within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test result – two of those are in the Vale of White Horse area and another person in West Oxfordshire.  

Separate NHS data revealed that there were no new deaths at hospitals in Oxfordshire which means the victims of the virus died at home, a care home or hospice.

These are the latest coronavirus cases until 9am today:

  • Oxford – 25
  • South Oxfordshire –22
  • West Oxfordshire –7
  • Cherwell -  32
  • Vale of White Horse –24
  • Oxfordshire –110
  • South East –1,111

At Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the trust responsible for the John Radcliffe, Churchill, Nuffield and Horton hospitals) 22 patients were admitted to hospital yesterday, bringing the total number of people who have tested positive in hospital currently to 127.

Of those, 21 are on ventilation. 

At Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, no patients were admitted to community or mental health hospitals yesterday with the virus. The total number of positive patients stands at 20.

Of those, none are on ventilation.  


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