Latest coronavirus figures for Oxfordshire - Banbury area still remains low

Here is a breakdown of figures for the whole of the county

By News Reporter
Tuesday, 8th September 2020, 11:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th September 2020, 11:34 am

Here are the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19 for Oxfordshire.

The figures, for the seven days to September 4, are based on tests carried out in laboratories (pillar one of the Government's testing programme) and in the wider community (pillar two).

The rate is expressed as the number of new cases per 100,000 people.

People are being reminded to stick to social distancing rules to help keep the infection rate down.

Data for the most recent three days (September 5-7) has been excluded as it is incomplete and likely to be revised.

The list has been calculated by the PA news agency and is based on Public Health England data published on September 7 on the Government's coronavirus online dashboard.

LOCAL FIGURES

As a whole the county's numbers are below the national average.

The figures for the Cherwell district, which covers Banbury, are still low, with 9 new cases up to September 4.

The city of Oxford has the highest numbers of new cases (24).

Here are the figures for the districts and boroughs in Oxfordshire:

Cherwell district

Rate of new cases in the seven days to September 4: 6

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to September 4: 9

Rate of new cases in the seven days to August 28: 4.

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to August 28: 7

City of Oxford

Rate of new cases in the seven days to September 4: 15.7

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to September 4: 24

Rate of new cases in the seven days to August 28: 15.1

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to August 28: 23

South Oxfordshire

Rate of new cases in the seven days to September 4: 7

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to September 4: 10

Rate of new cases in the seven days to August 28: 7

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to August 28: 10

Vale of White Horse

Rate of new cases in the seven days to September 4: 10.3

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to September 4: 14

Rate of new cases in the seven days to August 28: 14.7

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to August 28: 20

West Oxfordshire

Rate of new cases in the seven days to September 4: 12.7

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to September 4: 14

Rate of new cases in the seven days to August 28: 9

Number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to August 28: 10

ACROSS THE COUNTRY

In Bolton, 350 new cases were recorded in the seven days to September 4 - the equivalent of 121.7 per 100,000 people. This is the highest rate in England and it is up sharply from 48.3 in the seven days to August 28.

The rate in Bradford has also increased sharply, from 46.3 to 70.6 with 381 new cases.

Blackburn with Darwen is in third place, where the rate has risen from 47.4 to 62.8, with 94 new cases.

Other areas recording notable week-on-week jumps include:

- Birmingham (up from 28.1 to 60.3, with 689 new cases)

- Leeds (up from 29.6 to 47.9, with 380 new cases)

- Liverpool (up from 14.9 to 35.7, with 178 new cases)

- Gateshead (up from 13.4 to 46.0, with 93 new cases)

- Salford (up from 37.5 to 60.3, with 156 new cases)