Thatcham Town is the area of West Berkshire that recorded the highest number of Covid-19 cases last week.

The latest figures show 50 people tested positive for the virus in West Berkshire between February 25 and March 4 – 52 fewer than in the previous 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).

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In Thatcham Town, nine people tested positive for Covid-19 in that week.

There were seven confirmed cases in Thatcham North East, six in Lambourn and Great Shefford and four in Mortimer and Aldermaston.

Thatcham South East and Bradfield recorded four cases of the virus.

There were four cases in Burghfield Common, three in Newbury South West and three in Calcot North and Little Heath.

According to the figures, the other 14 areas of West Berkshire each recorded fewer than three cases.

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

West Berkshire’s infection rate peaked at 430.4 cases per 100,000 people on January 4, but it has been falling since then.

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It now stands at 31.6 cases per 100,000 people.

The latest NHS figures show 45,971 people in West Berkshire had received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by February 28.