BRACKNELL is now classed as a hotspot area as case rates in the borough soar with more than 900 cases per 100,000 per week.

Official government data shows that in the 14 day period from July 1, 2021 to July 14, 2021, Bracknell Forest recorded 824 cases of coronavirus.

This is a huge increase of 10200 per cent compared to last years figures when, during the same time frame of July 1, 2020 to July 14, 2020, a total of 8 cases were recorded in the borough.

No deaths were recorded in the borough during both the 2020 and 2021 time period.

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Bullbrook is currently the worst affected area in Bracknell Forest with 99 cases recorded in the seven days to July 20 giving it a rolling rate of 970.2 cases per 100,000 people.

Other hotspot areas on the map which show cases with a rolling rate of 400 to 800 plus are:

  • Wick Hill (81 cases, caste rate: 813.1)
  • Central Bracknell & Wildridings (83 cases, case rate: 731.9)
  • Priestwood (45 cases, case rate: 666.8)
  • Birch Hill & Hanworth East (49 cases, case rate: 663.5)
  • Crown Wood (44 cases, case rate: 675.6)
  • Owlsmoor & Broadmoor (38 cases, case rate: 562.3)
  • Sandhurst (52 cases, case rate: 767.5)
  • Chavey Down & North Ascot West (33 cases, 453.4 case rate)
  • Winkfield & Cranbourne (28 cases, case rate: 477.7)
  • Binfield & Popeswood (54 cases, case rate: 524.0)

Bracknell News:

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trusts hospitals was caring for 27 patients as of Sunday, July 25.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated under Heatherwood, Frimley Park and Wexham Park for Covid-19 by 8am on July 18 was up from eight on the same day the previous week.

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There were two beds occupied by Covid-19 patients in Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust hospitals as of July 20, the latest available data.

It comes as all remaining legal restrictions were lifted in England last week, including the mandatory wearing of masks in indoor settings.