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11 regions of Berkshire saw record increase in Covid cases



A number of areas in Royal County have seen an increase in Covid-19 infections over the past week, with one region seeing cases increase by 250%.

11 neighborhoods in Berkshire have reported an increase in the number of new cases in the past seven days.

Most updated figures from Public Health England show cases in the county, particularly in Reading, have seen a sharp increase.

Meanwhile, Bracknell Forest and Maidenhead have not recorded any cases of the coronavirus for the first time in the past week.

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The numbers, which show the picture of the past seven days through May 17, compared to the previous seven days, come as more restrictions were relaxed this week.

England public health map

Green areas indicate parts with less than 49 new cases of Covid per 100,000 population, and dark green areas indicate areas with less than 99 cases.

The data shows what the situation looks like after the government’s roadmap eased out of lockdown restrictions on May 17.

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11 regions of Berkshire have seen an increase in the number of new infections.

Where cases are on the rise across the county

  • Coley Park, Reading – 7 cases, (up 5) Covid infection rate: 80.5
  • Reading Central – 10 cases (up 4), Covid infection rate: 68.1
  • Tilehurst North – 6 cases (up 4), Covid infection rate: 80.2
  • Norcot Sud – 8 cases, (up 6) Covid infection rate: 87.7
  • Arborfield & Garrison – 5 cases, (up from 3), Covid infection rate: 71.6
  • Winnersh – 3 cases, (up 1), Covid infection rate: 29.0
  • Shinfield – 3 cases (up from 1) Covid infection rate: 24.3
  • Old Windsor & Wraysbury – 3 cases (up 1), Covid infection rate: 35.1
  • Central Slough & Upton Court – 3 cases (up 1), Covid infection rate: 26.1
  • Langley St Mary’s – 7 cases (up from 2), Covid infection rate: 75.5
  • Cippenham Green – 3 cases (up 1), Covid infection rate 30.5



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