Coronavirus cases in the county have gone up by more than 100 in a day as a second Covid death within a week was reported at Oxfordshire's hospitals.

According to Public Health England, as of 9am, these are the number of new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours;

  • Oxford - 30
  • Oxfordshire - 125
  • UK - 20,890

The total coronavirus cases since the pandemic started;

  • Oxford - 1,988
  • Oxfordshire - 6,326
  • UK - 894,690

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.

Separate NHS England figures also showed a patient died on Thursday, October 22, at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH).

The data includes patients who either tested positive for Covid-19 or where no positive test result was received but Covid-19 was mentioned on their death certificate.

It follows another death of a patient at the trust, which also runs the Churchill Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and Banbury’s Horton General Hospital, on Thursday, October 17.

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That had been the first death at the trust in more than three months and both deaths come after increasing hospital admissions across the UK.

A further 102 people were reported to have died within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test.

It takes the confirmed UK death toll to 44,998.