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The latest figures showed that coronavirus infection rates are increasing in three boroughs of Greater Manchester. The coronavirus infection rate for Greater Manchester is now 34 per 100,000 people.
According to the latest data of Public Health England, the coronavirus infection rates have increased in Trafford, Salford, and Tameside. As a whole, coronavirus infection rates in Greater Manchester are still higher than the national average. The coronavirus infection rate in the UK is 23.8.
Here is the latest data on the infection rates across Greater Manchester :
Bolton has the highest coronavirus infection rate in the region. According to the latest figures, the infection rate in Bolton is 49 .7 There is a 3% decrease in the figure comparing the previous week but the infection rate is still much higher than the rest of Greater Manchester.
In Trafford, there were 97 positive tests over the last week that is 29 more than the previous week. The latest infection rate in Trafford is 40.9. There is a 43% increase in the figures comparing the previous week. With that increase, Trafford has the second-highest infection rate in Greater Manchester.
With a 38% increase, the latest infection rate in Salford is 39.4. A total of 102 people tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
204 coronavirus cases were recorded in Manchester this week. The infection rate in the borough is down by 22% and now the infection rate is 36.9
There is a 27% decrease in the infection rate in Oldham. There are 37 fewer reported coronavirus cases in the borough. According to the latest figures, the infection rate in Oldham is now 35.8 per 100,000.
Tameside is one of the boroughs in Greater Manchester that an increase has been reported for the infection rates. After a rise of 3% in the figure, the latest infection rate in Tameside is 33.6
With a 9 % decrease in the figure in Rochdale, the latest infection rate stands at 31.9. A total of 71 positive cases were recorded in the borough.
The infection rate in Bury is down by 20% compared to the previous week. Now, the infection rate in Bury is 23.6. There were 45 positive COVID-19 tests in the borough this week.
With a fall of 9%, the infection rate in Stockport stands at 23.2 cases. There were 68 reported positive cases in the borough. Stockport has one of the lowest infection rates in the region.
Wigan has the lowest infection rate in the region and there are 21 fewer reported coronavirus cases. The infection rate is down by 22% comparing the previous week and now the infection rate in Wigan is 22. 2