Recent infection rates in Greater Manchester for each borough amid record highs in the UK

The coronavirus infection rate continues to rise in all ten boroughs of Greater Manchester – and is now above the national average in all but one.

Salford continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in the region.

The city recorded a rate of 1,794.1 cases per year. 100,000 people in the week ending December 25, according to the latest data from the UK Health Security Agency.

The lowest infection rate is in Bolton, where the frequency is 1,204.2 cases per. 100,000 people.

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In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 1,544.5 cases per year. 100,000 inhabitants.

The infection rate in the region is higher than the national average, which is 1,226 cases per year. 100,000 people.

A total of 43,796 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week ending December 25th.

The region’s weekly total has increased by 18,820 cases compared to the previous week, which means that the infection rate has increased by 75 percent in the last week.



Recent infection rates in Greater Manchester

The infection rate is higher than the national average in nine areas of Greater Manchester.

Only Bolton’s rate is lower than the national average.

Hospital admissions

In the week ending December 19, a total of 260 patients were admitted to Greater Manchester NHS hospitals with Covid-19. That is 32 more than the week before, an increase of 14%.

On Tuesday, December 21, there were 31 Mechanical Ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients at Greater Manchester NHS hospitals. That’s seven less than a week earlier.

These are the latest available data for hospital admissions, the figures for NHS trusts are not updated daily.

Deaths: Dead

In the week ending December 25, a total of 31 people died within 28 days of a positive Covid test in Greater Manchester, which is 11 fewer than the week before.

Cases reported in each of the ten districts

Bolton, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 3,471 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending December 25, which is 1,688 more than the previous 7 days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Bolton is now 1,204.2 cases per year. 100,000 people and has increased by 93 percent week-on-week.

Bury

Bury saw a total of 2,841 cases in the week ending December 25, which is 995 more than the previous week. This is an increase of 54 per cent.

In Bury, the latest coronavirus infection rate is now 1,489.7 cases per year. 100,000 people.

Wigan

There was a 129 per cent increase in cases in Wigan during the week ending December 25, and the infection rate is now 1,390.3 cases per week. 100,000 inhabitants.

Wigan recorded 4,598 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period, which is 2,591 more than the previous week.

Trafford

There were 4,147 positive tests during the last week in Trafford, which is 1,300 more than in the previous week.

The week-to-week trend in Trafford has risen by 46 per cent and the latest infection rate is 1,745.5 cases per week. 100,000 people.

Manchester

Manchester recorded 9,617 coronavirus cases, which is 3,403 more than in the previous seven days.

The most recent infection rate in Manchester is 1,730.5 cases per year. 100,000 people, an increase of 55 percent week-on-week.

Oldham

In Oldham, the number of cases has increased by 97 percent compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate at 1,248.2 cases per year. 100,000 inhabitants.

There were 2,966 positive Covid-19 tests in Oldham in the week ending December 25, which was 1,458 more than the previous 7 days.

Salford

In Salford, there were 4,713 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending December 25, which is 1,913 more than the previous 7 days.

Salford has the highest infection rate in the region. The infection rate in Salford has dropped slightly compared to the day before, but the week-to-week trend has increased by 68 percent.

Rochdale

Rochdale is an area where the trend is upward. The latest infection rate here is 1,240.7 cases per. 100,000 people.

2,775 cases were recorded in Rochdale, which is 1,311 more than the previous week – a 90 percent increase.

Stockport

In Stockport, the most recent infection rate is 1,734.9 cases per year. 100,000 people, and the number of cases has increased by 77 percent.

A total of 5,104 people tested positive for Covid in Stockport during the seven days ending December 25, which is 2,225 more than the week before.

Tameside

The trend is upward in Tameside, where there were 3,564 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending December 25, which is 1956 more than the previous 7 days. That’s a 122 percent increase over the week before.

The most recent infection rate in Tameside is 1,569.2 cases per year. 100,000 people, which is higher than the national average.

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