Before Tier 2 decision, Greater Manchester now has a lower coronavirus infection rate than the average figure of all England. Since the 1st of May, it is the first moment that Greater Manchester has a lower rate than the average of the country.
According to the latest data on December 8 from Public Health England, the infection rate of Greater Manchester is 151.3 per 100,000 people. Currently, the infection rate for all of England is 165.9 and for London, it is 224.2
The latest figures for each borough are listed below :
- Bury – 221.5 up 2 percent
- Rochdale – 198.7, down 17 percent
- Manchester – 175.6, no change
- Wigan – 172.5 down 17 percent
- Salford – 135.2, down 5 percent
- Stockport – 112.5, down 9 percent
- Tameside – 91.0, down 36 per cent
- Trafford – 87.2, down 12 percent
- Oldham – 156.5, down 19 percent
- Bolton – 147.1 down 23 percent
Tier 2 decision is expected for Greater Manchester after the listed data above that is lower than average data of the UK. Next week, an announcement will be made on the latest figures of coronavirus in Greater Manchester and Tier 2 decision.