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Rises In Seven Boroughs Of Greater Manchester: 10% Increase In Infection Rate

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The latest data for coronavirus showed that seven boroughs in Greater Manchester see rises this week. Rochdale still has the highest infection rate in the region.

According to the latest Public Health England data, the infection rate has risen in Rochdale, Tameside, Wigan, Oldham, Bolton, Stockport, and Manchester. The infection rate for Greater Manchester is now 98.5 per 100,000. The figure is still higher than the national average of 58.3.

Here is the latest infection rate for every borough of Greater Manchester :


125.9 with a 7% increase


120.1 with a 16 % increase


106.2 with a 3 % decrease


103.8 with an 8% increase


103.7 with a 27% increase


103.3 with an 8% increase


99.5 with a 23% increase 


93.9 with a 19% increase


73.3 with a 14% decrease


54.8 with a 7% decrease

In the week ending March 14, a total of 2792 people tested positive for COVID-19. That means the cases have increased by 253 cases comparing the previous week’s data. A total 10% increase has been reported in the infection rates of Greater Manchester.







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