OVER half of Royal Borough wards have recorded no Covid-19 cases, according to the latest Berkshire Public Health (BPH) data.

BPH publishes a weekly Covid-19 briefing and breaks down the data by electoral ward.

The data was published on April 14 and shows the number of reported cases and their infection rate between April 2 and April 8.

BPH has rounded the data for each ward to the nearest five in order to protect the identity of individuals.

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Only seven Royal Borough wards have recorded a small number of covid-19 cases whereas the rest have declared to be covid-free.

Clewer & Dedworth East and Sunningdale & Cheapside were the only areas to record a small jump in cases and St Mary’s ward saw the largest decrease in its figures.

Confirmed cases in the Royal Borough and their weekly rate per 100,000 population:

  • Ascot & Sunninghill – no recorded cases (no change from previous week)
  • Belmont – no recorded cases
  • Bisham & Cookham – no recorded cases
  • Boyn Hill – 5 (no change). Weekly rate of 67
  • Bray – 5 (no change). Weekly rate of 65
  • Clewer & Dedworth East – 5 (up 5). Weekly rate of 60
  • Clewer & Dedworth West – no recorded cases
  • Clewer East – no recorded cases
  • Cox Green – 5 (down 5). Weekly rate of 66
  • Datchet, Horton & Wraysbury – no recorded cases (down 10)
  • Eton & Castle – 5 (no change). Weekly rate of 40
  • Furze Platt – no recorded cases
  • Hurley & Walthams – no recorded cases (down 5)
  • Old Windsor – no recorded cases
  • Oldfield – 5 (no change). Weekly rate of 74
  • Pinkneys Green – no recorded cases
  • Riverside – no recorded cases (down 10)
  • St Mary’s – no recorded cases (down 15)
  • Sunningdale & Cheapside – 5 (up 5). Weekly rate of 75

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According to the BPH weekly briefing, the Royal Borough has had 41 new cases of Covid-19 over the last seven days (April 2 – April 8).

This brings the total of confirmed cases in the Royal Borough to 8,412 with a current weekly rate is 33 per 100,000.

The rate for people aged 60 and over is 11 per 100,000, a 100 per cent increase in the last week.

The borough’s current Covid-19 death toll is 347 and no deaths were recorded in the week between March 27 to April 2.