Berkshire’s Covid hotspots are in 5 neighborhoods
Berkshire’s Covid hotspots are in five neighborhoods, all mostly in the same borough, all with rates above 2,000.
Unsurprisingly, most of these areas are in and around Wokingham, which has one of the highest Covid rates in the country.
At present there is an average Covid rate of 952.9 in the country and this is below average in all areas of Berkshire.
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Covid rates are calculated by calculating how many cases there would be in the area per 100,000 people.
Data from Public Health Berkshire shows that there are currently 1,207 new daily cases in Berkshire and a total of 247,974, as reported on February 4.
In England there are 57,377 new daily cases reported from February 5 and in total in England there are currently 15,234,229.
Currently in Berkshire the borough with the highest Covid rate is Wokingham with an average Covid rate of 1.7621.
The borough with the lowest Covid rate is currently West Berkshire with an average Covid rate of 1,204.7.
These Covid rates are based on data from January 31.
In terms of local authorities in Berkshire, there are five in and around Wokingham that have a higher number of cases compared to the rest of the county.
The five areas of Berkshire with the highest number of Covid cases
Total number of cases in the seven days to January 31, 2022: 177
Case rate: 2,011.4
Total number of cases in the seven days to January 31, 2022: 168
Case rate: 2,172.2
Total number of cases in the seven days to January 31, 2022: 156
Case rate: 2,158.3
- Mortimer and Aldermaston Quay
Total number of cases in the seven days to January 31, 2022: 133
Case rate: 2,295.9
Total number of cases in the seven days to January 31, 2022: 161
Case rate: 2,356.9
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