Spencers Wood and Swallowfield is the area of Wokingham that recorded the highest number of Covid-19 cases last week.

Public Health England has broken down the data to show the number of confirmed cases recorded in local neighbourhoods, which are known as Middle Super Output Areas (MSOAs).

The latest figures show 132 people tested positive for the virus in Wokingham between February 5 and February 12. That means there were 103 fewer cases than in the previous week.

In Spencers Wood and Swallowfield, 17 people tested positive for the virus.

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There were 13 confirmed cases in Earley, 12 in Wokingham Town and nine in Shinfield.

Sonning and Woodley recorded eight and Lower Earley North recorded another eight.

Seven people tested positive in Finchampstead and there were seven cases in Woodley East and another seven in Crowthorne North.

Confirmed cases in other areas of Wokingham:

  • Winnersh – 6
  • Arborfield Garrison – 6
  • Wokingham West and South – 6
  • Wokingham North and Hurst – 6
  • Southlake – 5
  • Wokingham East – 4
  • Twyford East and Wargrave – 4
  • Twyford West and Charvil – 3

Barkham and Woosehill, Lower Earley South and Woodley South each recorded fewer than three cases.

Public Health England states: “For smaller areas with fewer than three cases, we do not show data. This is to protect individuals’ identities.”

Wokingham’s seven-day infection rate peaked at 607.2 cases per 100,000 when the third national lockdown was announced on January 4.

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But it has been falling since then and now stands at 77.1 cases per 100,000.

Around one in 20 tests (5.1 per cent) conducted in Wokingham between February 3 and February 9 came back positive.

At the end of December 2020, around one in five (20.2 per cent) tests were positive.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the government will announce its plan for lifting the lockdown next week.

The government is also aiming to reopen schools on March 8, at the earliest.