Latest Greater Manchester infection rates borough by borough

All ten of Greater Manchester’s boroughs saw a rise in their coronavirus infection rate, the latest data shows.

It comes as the region this week recorded its most Covid cases in a single day for almost eight months.

On Monday, June, 28, a total of 2,318 cases were reported across our ten boroughs.

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That is the highest number recorded on a single daily since November 3 last year, during the second national wave of the virus.

The latest infection rate data also shows there were week-on-week rises in infection rates in all boroughs in the week ending on June 28.

Meanwhile, Manchester has replaced Salford as the area with the highest rate in the region.

Even the two areas with the lowest rates, Bolton and Stockport, saw weekly rises of 15 and 32 percent respectively.

Nationally, rates are up in 98 per cent of local authorities in England.

A total of 315 areas saw rises, with cases remaining level in three and going down in just four.

In the city of Manchester, there were 2,747 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending June 28, which is 540 more than the previous seven days.

At 496.9 cases per 100,000 of population, Manchester now has the highest infection rate in the region overtaking Salford.

The infection rate in Manchester is up slightly compared with the previous day and the week-on-week trend is up by 24pc.

Its rate is now the sixth highest in England.

There were 1,242 positive tests over the last week in Salford, which is 331 more than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Salford is up by 36pc and the latest infection rate is 479.8 cases per 100,000. Its rate is the ninth highest in the country.

The trend is also up in Rochdale, where there were 910 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending June 28, 326 more than the previous seven days.

That is up by 56pc compared to the previous week with the latest infection rate in Rochdale is 409.2.

There was a 36pc rise in cases in Trafford over the last week, and the infection rate is now 367.4.

Trafford recorded 872 positive tests over the seven-day period, 232 more than the previous week.

In Tameside, the number of cases is up by 38pccompared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate at 352.8 cases per 100,000 of population.

There were 799 positive tests in Tameside in the last seven days, 220 more than the previous.

In Wigan, the latest infection rate is 471.3 with the number of cases up by 42pc.

A total of 1,549 people tested positive for Covid in Wigan over the seven days ending on June 28, which is 456 more than the week before.

Bury saw a total of 743 cases in the week ending June 28, 108 more than the previous week. That is a rise of 17pc.

In Bury, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 389.0 cases per 100,000.

Oldham recorded 1,007 coronavirus cases, 391 more than in the previous seven days.

The rate there is 424.7 and that is up 63 percent week-on-week.

At 15pc, Bolton saw the lowest rate of increase in its rate.

The latest infection rate there is 286.6.

There were 824 cases recorded in Bolton, which is 105 more than the previous week.

Stockport, which at 278.1 has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 816 positive tests in the last seven days, 199 more than the previous.

That is up 32pc week-on-week.

In Greater Manchester as a whole, the average infection rate is now 405.9 cases per 100,000.

That is more than double the national average, which is 191.2. However many areas saw their rates increase slower than the average nationwide rate rise which was 71pc.

A total of 11,509 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week ending June 28.

The Greater Manchester weekly total has increased by 2908 cases compared to the previous week, which means the infection rate was up 34pc in the last week..

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

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