Reading has seen cases increase again with 10 coronavirus ‘hotspots’ identified where case rates are above 100 per 100,000 people.

According to a map on the government website, Kennet Island & Green Park has recorded one of the highest rolling infection rates in the seven days to June 1 with 17 cases giving a rolling rate of 149.6– above the national average.

It reported a 142.9 per cent rise in cases on the previous week after seeing a jump of 10 new infections.

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Whitley Wood has the second-highest rate at 112.3 with 8 cases overall.

The area reported 6 new cases in the week to June 1, giving an increase of 300.0 per cent on the previous seven days.

The map uses data from Public Health England to show potential virus "hotspots" in the country.

It is divided into Middle Super Output Areas (MSOAs), which are areas with an average population of 7,200.

The map colour-codes MSOAs depending on their seven-day rolling rate, with areas placed into the boundaries of 0-10, 11-50, 51-100, 101-200, 201-400, 400 to 799 and 800 plus.

Places with a high MSOA rate appear on the map in blue(100 – 199).

A number of other areas across the conurbation are seeing a surge in cases and have rates between 100 and 200.

These HOTSPOT areas are:

Whitley Wood - 8 cases, 112.3 rolling rate

Caversham Emmer Green - 8 cases, 108.0

Battle & Caversham Bridge - 16, 157.1

Reading Central- 19 cases, 129.4

Southampton Street & Redlands Road - 14, 134.0

Leighton Park - 14, 146.6

Earley - 16, 163.0

Kennet Island & Green Park - 17,  149.6

Wokingham Road - 9, 110.3

Lower Caversham - 6, 76.5