Recent Covid infection rates in Greater Manchester as cases fall in almost every neighborhood

Confirmed cases of coronavirus fell by more than 1,000 in Greater Manchester as a whole in one week, the latest official data show.

The statistics mean that the infection rate has fallen by 14 per cent.

All but one borough in Greater Manchester continues to show declining case numbers week-on-week.

Bury is the only area to report an increase in weekly Covid cases, the data reveals.

Weekly prices have fallen – again – in the other nine districts of the urban region.

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

Bury now has the second highest, overtaking Stockport.

But five boroughs – Trafford, Bury, Stockport, Tameside and Rochdale – now have average infection rates higher than the national average.

Trafford recorded a rate of 463.8 cases per. 100,000 people in the week ending October 28, representing the latest data available from the UK Health Security Agency.



The latest figures

The lowest infection rate is in Manchester, where the frequency is 268.6 cases per year. 100,000 people.

In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 351.8 cases per year. 100,000 inhabitants.

This is lower than the national average, which is 415.8 cases per year. 100,000 people.

A total of 9,976 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week ending October 28th.

That’s a decrease of 1,604 cases compared to the previous week, meaning the infection rate dropped 14 percent week-to-week.



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In the week ending October 28, 42 people died within 28 days of a positive Covid test in Greater Manchester, five fewer than the week before.

Oldham is an area where the trend is downward. The most recent infection rate is 271.9 cases per year. 100,000 people.

646 cases were registered in Oldham, which is 91 fewer than the previous week – a decrease of 12 percent.

In Bolton, the number of cases has fallen by nine percent compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate of 273.0 cases per week. 100,000 of the population.



The latest figures were released on Monday

There were 787 positive Covid-19 tests in Bolton in the week ending October 28, 77 fewer than the previous seven days.

There was a nine per cent drop in cases in Salford during the week ending 28 October and the infection rate is now 298.1 cases per year. 100,000 inhabitants.

Salford recorded 783 positive Covid-19 tests during the seven-day period, 73 fewer than the previous week.

The trend is down in Rochdale, where there were 930 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending October 28, 156 fewer than the previous seven days. That’s a 14 percent drop from the week before.

The most recent infection rate in Rochdale is 415.8 cases per year. 100,000 people.

Wigan saw a total of 1,164 cases in the week ending October 28, which is 212 fewer than the previous week. This is a decrease of 15 per cent.

In Wigan, the latest coronavirus infection rate is now 352.0 cases per year. 100,000 people.



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Manchester recorded 1,493 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending October 28, 296 fewer than the previous seven days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Manchester is now 268.6 cases per year. 100,000 people – a 17 percent drop week-on-week.

In Stockport, the latest infection rate is 431.3 cases per year. 100,000 people, and the number of cases has dropped by 19 percent.

A total of 1,269 people tested positive for Covid in Stockport during the seven days ending October 28, which is 302 fewer than the week before.

In Trafford, there were 1,102 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending October 28, which is 323 fewer than the previous seven days.

Trafford has the highest infection rate in the region – but the cases fall the most week-to-week.

The week-to-week trend has fallen by 23 per cent.

There were 832 positive tests during the last week in Bury, which is 47 more than in the previous week.

The week-to-week trend in Bury has increased by six percent and the latest infection rate is 436.3 cases per week. 100,000 people.

Tameside recorded 970 cases of coronavirus, which is 121 fewer than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Tameside is 427.1 cases per year. 100,000 people – a decrease of 11 percent week-to-week.

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