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COVID-19 infection rates decrease overall but Tameside recorded the biggest increase in infection rates in the UK. Also, experts said that the decrease in infection rates in Greater Manchester is not enough comparing the rest of the country.
The infection rate for England is 130.6 now. There is a 26% decrease in the figures. Unlike England, Greater Manchester has still higher infection rates and continues to be in critical condition.
Here are the latest figures in Greater Manchester : (19 February 2021)
Bolton has the highest infection rates in Greater Manchester. The infection rate is 238.9 and there is a 15% decrease comparing the previous week.
The infection rate is still high for Bury. There is no change in the figures. The infection rate of Bury is 211.0.
With a 12% decrease, the infection rate of Salford is 205.5. Salford has the third-highest infection rate in Greater Manchester.
Tameside is one of 14 regions in the UK that the infection rates are increasing. There is a 13% increase in the figures and the experts say it is a significant amount that people should be more careful. The infection rate of Tameside is 204.0.
There is an 11% decrease for Stockport. The new infection rate is now 182.0.
With a 12% decrease in the figures and 180.7 infection rate, Rochdale has still higher figures comparing the overall infection rate of the UK.
Manchester recorded a 20 % decrease this week. The infection rate of Manchester is now 180.0.
Comparing the previous week, there is a 10% decrease for Wigan. With that change, the infection rate of Wigan is 176.8.
With a 19 % decrease, the new infection rate of Oldham is 173.8. Oldham is one of the lowest infection rates in Greater Manchester.
Trafford has the lowest infection rates in Greater Manchester. Also, Trafford is the only borough that has a lower infection rate than the overall infection rate of England in Greater Manchester. There is an 18% decrease in the figures of Trafford. The infection rate of Trafford is now 130.2.