The number of coronavirus cases in West Oxfordshire increased by 465 over the weekend, official figures show.

A total of 31,915 cases had been confirmed in West Oxfordshire when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on March 28 (Monday), up from 31,450 on Friday.

The cumulative rate of infection in West Oxfordshire, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 28,557 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 31,128.

In England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, if one person tests positive for the virus more than 90 days after the first infection, two infection episodes will be recorded, according to the UK Health Security Agency.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 214,392 over the period, to 20,905,515.

There were no new coronavirus deaths recorded over the weekend in West Oxfordshire.

The dashboard shows 161 people had died in the area by March 28 (Monday) – which was unchanged from Friday.

It means there have been three deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on four the previous week.