THERE have been no more Covid-19 deaths recorded in Oxfordshire over the last 24 hours.

However, according to the Government’s website, as of 4pm on Monday, there were 30 new cases recorded in the county.

The rate of infection in Oxfordshire now stands at 4,674 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 6,570.

These were the numbers for the past 24 hours by local authority:

l Oxford – 5

l South Oxfordshire – 8

l West Oxfordshire – 3

l Vale of White Horse – 9

l Cherwell – 5

The total number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic started are:

l Oxford – 9,076

l Oxfordshire – 32,330

Separate data from NHS England revealed that one new coronavirus death had been recorded at the Oxford Trust in the latest 24-hour period.

Daily death counts are revised every day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

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This means that some of the deaths that were first recorded in the latest period may actually have taken place days earlier.

NHS England figures show 480 people had died in hospital at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as of 5pm on Sunday – an increase of one compared to Friday, when there were 479.

It means there have been six deaths in the past week, up from three the previous week.

The UK has recorded a further 65 Covid-related deaths and 4,712 new cases, Public Health England confirmed.

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