THE areas of Reading which have recorded the most Covid-19 cases last week have been revealed.

An interactive map shows the seven–day rolling rate of new cases for the week ending October 30 (last Friday).

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Seven–day rates are expressed per 100,000 population and are calculated by dividing the seven day count by the area population and multiplying by 100,000.

Public Health England has presented areas in different colours, based on their current weekly rate of infection.

the number of confirmed cases recorded in local neighbourhoods are known as Middle Super Output Areas (MSOAs).

Hotspot areas

Three neighbouring areas in Reading saw the most recorded cases last week:

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Dark blue area shows Palmer Park, Wokingham Road and east Whitley.

Palmer Park

This are saw an increase of 43.8 per cent, with a total of 23 cases recorded last week.

The rolling rate here is 217.

Wokingham Road

A total of 25 cases were recorded in this area from October 23 - October 30.

This was an increase of 20 cases compared with the previous week.

This area has a rolling rate of 306.3.

Whitley (from Northumberland Avenue and Elm Road area - Three Mile Cross)

This location also saw 25 new cases last week, an increase of 78.6 per cent.

The rolling rate here is 261.8.

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Although central Reading's rolling rate remains lower than 200 (136.2), this area saw 20 new cases in the period.

Similarly, Kennet Island and Green Park remain with a rate of 167.2, but recorded 19 cases throughout the week.

Most other areas in the town have seen between 10 - 15 news cases in the week, with the exception of Emmer Green and Caversham Heights, areas which have seen even less cases weekly.