Latest city-by-city Covid-19 infection rates for Greater Manchester as cases rise in Trafford

Coronavirus infection rates have risen in seven of Greater Manchester’s ten boroughs, latest figures reveal.

In Trafford, the ‘weekly trend’ has risen by 40 per cent.

That Manchester Evening News reported chiefs in the borough have described the situation as ‘very serious’ with new guidance on children isolating and face masks in schools.

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Trafford continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in Greater Manchester.

The building registered a rate of 668.8 cases per. 100,000 people in the week ending October 4, according to the latest data from Public Health England published on Friday.

These are the latest available data.

This is the highest rate the district has seen since the pandemic began – and among the highest in the country, according to statistics.

The latest figures

According to the data, there were 1,589 positive Covid -19 tests in Trafford in the week ending October 4 – 450 more than the previous seven days.

The lowest infection rate is in Manchester, where the frequency is 234.3 cases per year. 100,000 people.

In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 352.0 cases per year. 100,000 inhabitants.

This is higher than the national average, which is 336.5 cases per year. 100,000 people.

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A total of 9,981 people tested positive for coronavirus in Greater Manchester in the week ending October 4th.

The weekly Greater Manchester number has increased by 552 cases compared to the previous week, meaning the infection rate increased six per cent in the last week.

Cases, however, are said to fall in Stockport, Tameside and Wigan, with the highest weekly decline recorded in Wigan.

The infection rate is higher than the national average in three areas of Greater Manchester – Trafford, Stockport and Tameside.

Cases are higher than the national average in three districts

In the week to October 4, 39 people died within 28 days of a positive Covid test in Greater Manchester, nine more than the week before.

The trend is up in Oldham, where there were 765 positive Covid -19 tests in the week ending October 4-18 more than the previous seven days. That’s a two percent increase over the previous week.

The most recent infection rate in Oldham is 321.9 cases per year. 100,000 people, which is lower than the national average.

In Bolton, the number of cases has increased by six percent compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate of 260.9 cases per week. 100,000 of the population.

There were 752 positive Covid-19 tests in Bolton in the week ending October 4, 43 more than the previous seven days.

In Tameside, the latest infection rate is 447.8 cases per year. 100,000 people, and the number of cases has dropped by nine percent.

A total of 1017 people tested positive for Covid in Tameside during the seven days ending October 4, which is 103 fewer than the week before.

The latest data reflects cases through October 4th

There was a 13 per cent drop in cases in Wigan during the week ending October 4, and the infection rate is now 308.7 cases per year. 100,000 of the population.

Wigan recorded 1,021 positive Covid-19 tests over a seven-day period, 155 fewer than the previous week.

Rochdale is an area where the trend is up. The most recent infection rate is 248.6 cases per. 100,000 people.

556 cases were registered in Rochdale, which is 56 more than the previous week – an increase of 11 percent.

Salford recorded 863 coronavirus cases, which is 50 more than in the previous seven days.

The most recent infection rate in Salford is 328.5 cases per year. 100,000 people — an increase of six percent week-on-week.

There were 1,521 positive tests during the last week in Stockport, which is 45 fewer than in the previous week.

The week-to-week trend in Stockport has fallen by three percent and the latest infection rate is 517.0 cases per week. 100,000 people.

Manchester, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 1,302 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending October 4, which is 122 more than the previous seven days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Manchester is now 234.3 cases per year. 100,000 people — an increase of ten percent week-to-week.

Bury saw a total of 595 cases in the week ending October 4, which is 116 more than the previous week. This is an increase of 24 per cent.

In Bury, the latest coronavirus infection rate is now 312.0 cases per year. 100,000 people.

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