Mortimer and Aldermaston is the area of West Berkshire that recorded the highest number of Covid-19 cases last week.

The latest figures show 46 people tested positive for the virus in West Berkshire between March 3 and March 10 to 17 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).

In Mortimer and Aldermaston, six people tested positive for Covid-19.

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There were four confirmed cases in Lambourn and Great Shefford and three in Thatcham South East and Bradfield.

Calcot North and Little Heath recorded three cases and Thatcham North East recorded three.

There were three in Thatcham West, another three in Kintbury and Boxford and three in Newbury Wash Common.

Every other area of West Berkshire recorded fewer than three confirmed cases.

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

West Berkshire’s infection rate peaked at 607.8 cases per 100,000 people when the third national lockdown was announced on January 4, but it has been falling since then.

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By March 10, the infection rate had reached 29 cases per 100,000 people.

According to the latest figures, 6,184 people have tested positive for the virus in West Berkshire during the pandemic and 235 have died.