UK The latest Covid-19 infection rates across all ten Greater Manchester boroughs last minute news
MetiNews.Com - Oldham has the highest infection rate in the region followed by Rochdale and Bury
Breaking News ! The Covid-19 infection rate continues to fall across Greater Manchester, the latest Government figures show. Oldham has the highest infection rate in the region followed by Rochdale and Bury. The rate is expressed as the number of new cases per 100,000 people. The week-on-week infection rate is falling in all 10 Greater Manchester boroughs, according to figures published by Public Health England (PHE) on Sunday. Today marks the thirteenth day in a row that the rate has fallen across the area. The infection rate in Greater Manchester is highest in Oldham at 442 per 100,000 and lowest in Trafford, where the rate is 238.9, down by 34pc over seven days. Read More Related Articles Greater Manchester's Covid hospital death toll has risen again The spread of infection in Trafford, Wigan and Bury is down by around a third for the seven day period. The latest infection rates for Greater Manchester are: Oldham - 442, down 31pc Rochdale - 441.1, down 21pc Bury - 359.2, down 32pc Bolton - 357.5, down 24pc Salford - 343.
.1, down 33pc Tameside - 310.8, down 28pc Manchester - 301.0, down 24pc Stockport - 252.2, down 27pc Trafford - 238.9, down 34pc In the seven days to November 18, the latest data available, the region-wide infection rate was 331.63 cases per 100,000 people. That figure represents a fall of 28 per cent from the previous week, which suggests an acceleration in the falling infection rate. The current rate nationally is 239.9 cases per 100,000 people.
Today's data reveals grim milestones in Tameside and Stockport where there have now been more than 10,000 positive tests respectively. Trafford and Bury are the only two boroughs left where fewer than 10,000 people have tested positive since start of the pandemic