Latest Covid-19 infection rates across Greater Manchester – borough by borough

Coronavirus infection rates have gone up in seven boroughs out of Greater Manchester’s 10 boroughs, the latest official data published on Wednesday showed.

The weekly rates have fallen in two areas – Bolton and Stockport – but have stayed level in Salford, the statistics from Public Health England revealed.

The borough of Manchester continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in Greater Manchester.

Manchester recorded a rate of 377.5 cases per 100,000 people in the week ending June 19, the Public Health England data said.

The lowest infection rate is in Stockport, where the rate is 199.7 cases per 100,000 people.

In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 286.4 cases per 100,000 population.

That’s higher than the national average, which is 101.2 cases per 100,000 people.

The latest rates
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A total of 8,120 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week which ended on June 19, the latest figures available.

The Greater Manchester weekly total has increased by 870 cases compared to the previous week, which means the infection rate was up 12 per cent in the last week.

The infection rate is higher than the national average in all ten local authority areas in Greater Manchester.

In Manchester, there were 2087 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending June 19, which is 288 more than the previous seven days.

Manchester has the highest infection rate in the region.

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The infection rate in Manchester is up slightly compared with the previous day and the week-on-week trend is up by 16 per cent.

Wigan recorded 1001 coronavirus cases, which is 192 more than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Wigan is 304.6 cases per 100,000 people and that is up 24 per cent week-on-week.

In Salford, the latest infection rate is 333.4 cases per 100,000 people, meaning the number of cases hasn’t gone up.

A total of 863 people tested positive for Covid in Salford over the seven days ending on June 19, two more than the week before.

In Oldham, the number of cases is up by 24 per cent compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate at 228.2 cases per 100,000 population.

There were 541 positive Covid-19 tests in Oldham in the week ending June 19, which was 103 more than the previous seven days.

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Bolton saw a total of 723 cases in the week ending June 19, which is 130 fewer than the previous week. That is a fall of 15 per cent.

In Bolton, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 251.4 cases per 100,000 people.

There were 658 positive tests over the last week in Bury, which is 133 more than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Bury is up by 25 per cent and the latest infection rate is 344.5 cases per 100,000 people.

Tameside is an area where the trend is up. The latest infection rate here is 221.6 cases per 100,000 people.

There were 502 cases recorded in Tameside, which is 124 more than the previous week – a rise of 33 per cent.

There was a rise of 12 per cent in cases in Rochdale over the week ending June 19, and the infection rate is now 243.7 cases per 100,000 population.

Rochdale recorded 542 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period, and that is 57 more than the previous week.

The trend is up in Trafford, where there were 617 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending June 19, which is 149 more than the previous seven days. That is up by 32 per cent compared to the previous week.

The latest infection rate in Trafford is 259.9 cases per 100,000 people, which is higher than the national average.

Stockport, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 586 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending June 19, which is 48 fewer than the previous seven days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Stockport is now 199.7 cases per 100,000 people and is down by eight per cent week-on-week.

MEN – Stockport