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Latest COVID-19 Infection Rates For Greater Manchester: Still Above The National Average

According to the latest data of Public Health England, the infection rate in Greater Manchester continues to fall. But there is a significant increase in the infection rates of some boroughs that COVID-19 cases have increased in five boroughs in the past 24 hours.

The infection rate of Greater Manchester is now 91.1 cases per 100,000 people. Tameside still has the highest infection rate in the region whereas Trafford has the lowest. The national average for the infection rate in the UK is 55.9 cases per 100,000 people that is still much lower than the infection rate in Greater Manchester.

Here are the latest infection rates for Greater Manchester with the weekly trend in the figures :

Tameside

Tameside continues to have the highest infection rate in the region. Even 10% decrease has been reported for Tameside, the infection rate is still highest in Greater Manchester. The infection rate of Tameside is now 108.6.

Oldham

With a 4% increase in the figures, Oldham has the second-highest infection rates in Greater Manchester. The infection rate of Oldham is close to Tameside that now the infection rate is 106.7 for Oldham.

Bolton

A 6% decrease has been reported for the infection rate of Bolton last week. The infection rate of Bolton is 103.3 cases per 100,000 people. The infection rate in Bolton still is one of the highest in Greater Manchester.

Rochdale

The infection rate of Rochdale is 101.6 cases per 100,000 people. There is an 8% decrease comparing the previous week for Rochdale.

Wigan

There is no change in the infection rate of Wigan comparing last week. The infection rate is still 100.1 which is much higher than the national average. In the last 24 hours, the infection rate in Wigan has an upward trend.

Manchester

With a 3% increase, the infection rate of Manchester is now 93.7. In the last 24 hours, the infection rate of Manchester has continued to increase.

Stockport

Even there is an upward trend in the last 24 hours for Stockport, there is no reported change in the infection rate of Stockport comparing the previous week. The infection rate of Stockport is still 81.1 cases per 100,000 people.

Salford

The infection rate of Salford is 80.4 cases per 100,000 people that is one of the lowest infection rates in Greater Manchester. There is a significant decrease in the infection rate of Salford comparing last week. A 32% decrease has been reported last week for the infection rate of Salford.

Bury

With an 18% decrease, the infection rate of Bury is now 75.9 cases per 100,000 people. Bury has the second-lowest infection rate in the region. In the last 24 hours, the figures have continued to fall.

Trafford

Trafford still has the lowest infection rate in Greater Manchester. But a 22% increase in the infection rate of Trafford has been reported comparing the previous week. The infection rate of Trafford is now 51.4 cases per 100,000 people. In the last 24 hours, the upward trend has continued for Trafford.

 

 

 

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