A FURTHER six cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Oxford in 24 hours.

They made up half of the 12 new positive tests in Oxfordshire as of 9am on Sunday, according to Public Health England.

It takes the total for the county to 3,699.

Across the UK an additional 3,330 cases were recorded for the same period.

Monday's national and local coronavirus figures were delayed due to software problems on the Government website.

A notice on Public Health England's coronavirus dashboard today stated: "Due to an ongoing issue with Microsoft Azure, we are currently unable to update the data. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update the website as soon as the services are restored."

ALSO READ: The hack to getting a coronavirus test in Oxford

The most recent rolling seven-day infection rate for Oxford is 26.2 cases per 100,000 people.

It keeps the city at an amber alert level, which is a rate of between 25 and 50.

This is based on 40 new cases for the seven days to September 10, compared with a rate of 13.8 from 21 cases for the week prior.

Oxford currently has an overall infection rate of 711, which counts cases throughout the pandemic.

Globally, there have now been more than 29 million cases of coronavirus confirmed, with 6.5 million of these in the US alone.

The US also continues to record the highest death toll at almost 195,000 out of a worldwide total of 925,000.

The UK has the 14th highest number of cases and fifth highest death toll.

This is according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, which has been monitoring the pandemic since January.