Windsor & Maidenhead wards with the highest and lowest Covid-19 cases

LATEST figures reveal the number of cases and infection rates in each ward within the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM).

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

The data was published yesterday (December 30) and shows the number of reported cases and their infection rate between December 18 and 24.

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

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Datchet, Horton & Wraysbury had the highest and the sharpest rise of infections with 85 recorded cases, up by 50 from the previous week.

Bray, Hurley & Walthams, Pinkneys Green, and Sunningdale & Cheapside had the lowest level of coronavirus cases in their respective areas, all standing at 25 confirmed cases.

Sunningdale & Cheapside saw no change in confirmed cases and their weekly infection rate from the previous week.

Confirmed cases in RBWM and their weekly rate per 100,000:

  • Ascot and Sunninghill – 70 (up 30 from previous week). Weekly rate of 601
  • Belmont – 30 (up 10). Weekly rate of 382
  • Bisham & Cookham – 30 (up 25). Weekly rate of 450
  • Boyn Hill – 30 (up 10). Weekly rate of 404
  • Bray – 25 (up 5). Weekly rate of 324
  • Clewer & Dedworth East – 50 (up 25). Weekly rate of 598
  • Clewer & Dedworth West – 55 (up 25). Weekly rate of 782
  • Clewer East – 40 (up 10). Weekly rate of 585
  • Cox Green – 40 (up 20). Weekly rate of 524
  • Datchet, Horton & Wraysbury – 85 (up 50). Weekly rate of 833
  • Eton & Castle – 65 (up 25). Weekly rate of 516
  • Furze Platt – 45 (up 25). Weekly rate of 583
  • Hurley & Walthams – 25 (up 10). Weekly rate of 398
  • Old Windsor – 30 (up 10). Weekly rate of 398
  • Oldfield – 30 (up 5). Weekly rate of 447
  • Pinkneys Green – 25 (up 5). Weekly rate of 484
  • Riverside – 35 (up 15). Weekly rate of 484
  • St Mary’s – 30 (up 5). Weekly of 414
  • Sunningdale & Cheapside – 25 (no change). Weekly rate of 377.

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According to the BPH weekly briefing, RBWM has had 772 new cases of Covid-19 over the last seven days (December 18 – 24) and these make up 18 per cent of all the Royal Borough’s cases across the whole pandemic.

This brings the total of confirmed cases in RBWM to 4,191.

The current weekly rate is 509.8 per 100,000, which is 85 per cent higher than the previous week, and the rate for people aged 60 and over is 312.5 per 100,000, an increase by 104 per cent in the last week.

Sadly, six deaths were recorded between December 12 – 18, taking the Covid-19 death toll to 165 in RBWM.

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