The latest coronavirus infection rates in all 10 Greater Manchester boroughs

Coronavirus infection rates have gone up in eight of Greater Manchester’s 10 boroughs, latest data revealed on Sunday.

The weekly rates have fallen in two areas – Bolton and Stockport.

Meanwhile, the figures show Manchester now has the highest coronavirus infection rate in Greater Manchester, replacing Salford.

The borough recorded a rate of 346.6 cases per 100,000 people in the week ending June 16, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

The lowest infection rate is in Stockport, where the rate is 200.7 cases per 100,000 people.

In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 272.2 cases per 100,000 of the population.

It means the infection rate in the region is higher than the national average, which is 89.6 cases per 100,000 people.

The latest rates
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A total of 7,720 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week which ended on June 16 – the latest available data.

The Greater Manchester weekly total has increased by 829 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 authorities in Greater Manchester.

Stockport, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 589 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending June 16, which is 91 fewer than the previous seven days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Stockport is now 200.7 cases per 100,000 people – down by 13 per cent week-on-week.

Wigan recorded 966 coronavirus cases, which is 242 more than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Wigan is 293.9 cases per 100,000 people and that is up 33 per cent week-on-week.

In Bury, the latest infection rate is 333.0 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone up by 30 per cent.

The latest data was published on Sunday
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A total of 636 people tested positive for Covid in Bury over the seven days ending on June 16, which is 147 more than the week before.

Trafford saw a total of 558 cases in the week ending June 16, which is 101 more than the previous week. That is a rise of 22 per cent.

In Trafford, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 235.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In Manchester, there were 1916 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending June 16, which is 288 more than the previous 7 days.

Manchester has the highest infection rate in the region. The infection rate in Manchester is up slightly compared with the previous day and the week-on-week trend is up by 18 per cent.

The trend is down in Bolton, where there were 734 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending June 16, which is 191 fewer than the previous seven days. That is down by 21 per cent compared to the previous week.

The latest infection rate in Bolton is 255.3 cases per 100,000 people, which is higher than the national average.

In Oldham, the number of cases is up by 29 per cent compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate at 205.8 cases per 100,000 population.

There were 488 positive Covid-19 tests in Oldham in the week ending June 16, which was 111 more than the previous week.

The Royal Bolton Hospital
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There was a rise of 15 per cent in cases in Rochdale over the week ending June 16, and the infection rate is now 229.3 cases per 100,000 population.

Rochdale recorded 510 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period – 66 more than the previous week.

Tameside is an area where the trend is up. The latest infection rate here is 200.9 cases per 100,000 people.

There were 455 cases recorded in Tameside, which is 111 more than the previous week – a rise of 32 per cent.

There were 868 positive tests over the last week in Salford, which is 45 more than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Salford is up by five per cent and the latest infection rate is 335.3 cases per 100,000 people.

Nationally, the figures show coronavirus infection rates have gone up in more than three quarters of the local authority areas in the country.

In the week ending June 16 the infection rate went up in 262 (83 per cent) of the council areas in England and stayed level in six areas.

In the remaining 47 areas the infection rate went down.

That’s equivalent to 15 per cent of the 315 local authority districts in England.

Blackburn with Darwen is the area with the country’s highest coronavirus infection, according to the latest data.

MEN – Stockport