A RISE in Oxfordshire coronavirus cases has seen the number of positive tests total more than 50.

Yesterday, Public Health England reported that the total number of confirmed cases was 44, a rise of four cases on the previous day.

Today, the authority has announced that there are now a total of 52 cases across the county, a rise of eight new cases.

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Nationally, a total of 78,340 people have been tested for coronavirus.

Of those tests, 72,657 have been confirmed as negative and 5,683 are confirmed positive.

The death toll has now risen to 281 people.