A NEW tracker has revealed how likely it is that Oxford will be put on a local lockdown.

The city has been ranked 16th in the top 25 places in England when it comes to the number of new coronavirus cases per 100,000 people in the population.

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Centre for Cities, the think tank which compiled the list, say it could indicate where the next local lockdown could be.

Using data from Public Health England, the list said that Oxford – which has a population of 154,327, had 12 new confirmed cases per 100,000 people in the past week.

The total number of confirmed cases also stood at 536.

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Top of the list was Leicester which has recently been forced to shut down again to halt the spread of the deadly virus.

Oxford has bagged 16th spot on the list, above London, but is one of the only cities in the south of England to be featured, alongside Peterborough.

Also above Oxford is Bradford, Barnsley, Huddersfield, Sheffield, Blackburn, Doncaster, Manchester, Burnley, Luton, Derby, Northampton, Stoke and Leeds.