The number of patients with coronavirus in hospital under the care of two health trusts has increased, new figures show.

Oxford Health Trust cared for six patients as of Sunday while Oxford University Hospitals Trust cared for 33 patients as of the same date.

NHS England data shows no people were being treated in Oxford Health Trust hospitals with Covid-19 the same day the previous week, while The Hospital Trust's figures were up from 22.

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Across England there were 3,026 people in hospital with Covid-19 as of December 10.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has increased by 12 per cent in the last four weeks.

The figures also show new patients with Covid-19 were admitted to hospital in the week to December 8.