THERE were 271 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Oxfordshire yesterday and zero deaths, according to the latest Government figures.

A rise from the 65 cases recorded on Saturday, the rate of infection in Oxfordshire stands at 353.4 per 100,000 people.

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These are the latest cases separated by local authority:

Oxford – 48

South Oxfordshire – 55

Cherwell – 75

West Oxfordshire – 36

Vale of White Horse – 57

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

Oxford - 16,185

Oxfordshire - 58,126

The latest data at healthcare trust level reveals six people were admitted to Oxford University Hospitals with Covid on September 5.

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The latest data shows there were two deaths in Oxfordshire from August 21 to August 27 and a total of 1,113 Covid deaths in the county have been recorded up to August 17.

The UK has recorded a further 56 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported yesterday

Between September 6 and 12, there have been 971 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test.

This shows an increase of 22.6 per cent compared to the previous seven days.

A total of 1,037,491 vaccinations have been given in Oxfordshire, with 542,647 first doses and 494,844 second doses as of Saturday.

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