THE 15 worst hit areas of Oxfordshire can be seen in a map of Covid infections.

The interactive data, which is part of the Governement's Covid data dashboard, shows where positive cases have been concentrated in recent days.

See the full list below

Going from white through to dark purple, the Public Health England map shows areas with the highest weekly infection rates per 100,000 people.

Many of the worst impacted areas in the week to January 2 are in the north of the county, particularly Banbury.

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There are 15 parts of the county in dark purple, meaning there are more than 800 cases per 100,000 people.

Of these 10 were more than 1,000 in the seven days to January 2.

From left is the current rate, number of new cases, increase from the previous week and % increase;

  • Banbury Ruscote 1,715.6 145 92 (173.6 per cent)
  • Banbury Hardwick 1,310.5 108 33 (44 per cent)

Banbury Cake:

  • Banbury Calthorpe 1,240.2 63 38 (152 per cent)
  • Banbury Neithrop 1,105.3 65 29 (80.6 per cent)
  • Bodicote, Adderbury & Bloxham  1,100 107 45 (72.6 per cent)​
  • Banbury Easington 1,083.3 91 44 (93.6 per cent)

Banbury Cake:

  • Littlemore & Rose Hill 1,073.3 105 55 (110 per cent)
  • Greater Leys 1,061.8 66 39 (144.4 per cent)

Banbury Cake:

  • Bicester East 1,046.8 77 46 (148.4 per cent)
  • Banbury Grimsbury 1,036.8 123 43 (53.8 per cent)
  • Thame North 957.2 51 36 (240 per cent)
  • Blackbird Leys 943.7 54 27 (100 per cent)
  • Bicester South 911.3 72 41 (132.3 per cent)
  • Thame South 844.1 61 38 (165.2 per cent)
  • Caversfield, Ambrosden & Fringford 817.1 83 52 (167.7 per cent)

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