SIX Royal Borough wards have recorded zero coronavirus cases amid infection rates rising across the county.

Berkshire Public Health (BPH) publishes a weekly Covid-19 briefing and breaks down the data by electoral ward.

The data was published on June 2 and shows the number of reported cases and their infection rate between April 30 and May 27.

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

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Cases across England have been increasing as lockdown eases and the variant originally detected in India continues to spread.

In the national context, the Royal Borough’s weekly infection rate per 100,000 population has remained relatively stable below the 20 mark.

The current weekly rate is 15.8.

According to BPH, Hurley & Walthams, Old Windsor, Oldfield, Riverside, St Mary’s, and Sunningdale have all recorded zero Covid cases.

Bray and Pinkneys Green also recorded a slight dip in their infection rate as well with a majority of wards having their figures remain the same.

However, Cox Green and Datchet, Horton, & Wraysbury have seen a small uptick in cases, recording around five new cases respectively.

The darkest blue highlights the hotspot area in RBWM

The darkest blue highlights the hotspot area in RBWM

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

  • Ascot & Sunninghill – 5. Monthly rate of 43
  • Belmont – 5. Monthly rate of 64
  • Bisham & Cookham – 10. Monthly rate of 150
  • Boyn Hill – 5. Monthly rate of 67
  • Bray – 5. Monthly rate of 65
  • Clewer & Dedworth East – 5. Monthly rate of 60
  • Clewer & Dedworth West – 5. Monthly rate of 71
  • Clewer East – 5. Monthly rate of 73
  • Cox Green – 10. Monthly rate of 131
  • Datchet, Horton & Wraysbury – 10. Monthly rate of 98
  • Eton & Castle – 5. Monthly rate of 40
  • Furze Platt – 5. Monthly rate of 65
  • Hurley & Walthams – no recorded cases
  • Old Windsor – no recorded cases
  • Oldfield – no recorded cases
  • Pinkneys Green – 10. Monthly rate of 132
  • Riverside – no recorded cases
  • St Mary’s – no recorded cases
  • Sunningdale & Cheapside – no recorded cases

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According to the BPH weekly briefing, the Royal Borough has had 20 new cases of Covid-19 between May 21 and 27.

The Royal Borough currently has recorded 8,602 cases since the start of the pandemic.

The rate for people aged 60 and over is 10.1 per 100,000.

Sadly, one coronavirus-related death was recorded, taking the total Covid death toll to 354 in the borough.