Two more deaths of patients who tested positive for coronavirus have been announced at Oxfordshire’s hospitals.

Figures published by NHS England today show the deaths took place at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) on Wednesday.

It takes the Covid death toll at the trust, which runs the John Radcliffe Hospital, to 197since the pandemic started.

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There have now been 10 deaths at OUH in November, this is up from five for the whole of October.

The most recent figures show as of 8am on Tuesday there were 49patients at OUH with coronavirus.

Of these two people were in serious enough condition to need to be on ventilation.