Reading neighborhoods where coronavirus cases are on the rise
CORONAVIRUS infection rates in the borough have fluctuated over the past few weeks.
There was a massive spike in infections in late April and early May in Reading due to the spread of the Delta variant, which has given the district the highest infection rate in the country for some time.
In the last weeks of July and early August, cases declined significantly, giving the rounding one of the lowest rates in Berkshire.
The borough of Reading also has the highest rates in the county after a dramatic drop in cases in recent months.
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There is a varying history across Reading, with some areas recording few cases of Covid-19 in recent days, while some areas have seen a significant increase, according to Public Health England.
Coley Park had by far the highest rate of Covid cases in the borough in the seven days leading up to September 29.
A total of 46 new positive cases have been recorded in the region, 17 more than the previous seven days, giving it a rate of 536.9 if taken from 100,000 people.
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Lower Caversham had a rate of 424.3 with 33 positive cases, Caversham Balmore Park 421.2 with five new cases, were also among the highest rates in the district.
Caversham Emmer Green (442.7) and Earley (553.3) had the highest infection rates after that, with a handful of other regions also having an infection rate above 300 per 100 positive coronavirus cases. 000 people.
There are still a number of areas with some of the lowest infection rates in the country.
Southampton Street and Redlands Road saw 20 cases in the seven days leading up to September 29. That’s 12 less than the previous seven days, giving her an infection rate of 195.2 new positive cases per 100,000.
Wokingham Road also has an infection rate of less than 300 per 100,000. The region has recorded 22 new cases in the past seven days, four fewer than the previous week, giving it a rate of 278.0 per 100 000.
Norcot South also saw a sharp drop in the number of cases in the seven days leading up to September 29. The region recorded 12.16 fewer than the previous week.
To view an interactive map of Covid cases in Reading, visit coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/interactive-map/cases online.