Recent district-by-district Greater Manchester Covid infection rates as cases fall in nine areas

The weekly trend of Covid cases continues to decline in most of Greater Manchester’s boroughs, the latest data released on Tuesday shows.

The infection rate has only increased in Bury.

Official figures show that weekly infection rates have fallen in all nine of the city’s other districts.

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

But according to the data, cases are falling week by week faster than anywhere else in Greater Manchester.

Trafford recorded a rate of 456.3 cases per. 100,000 people in the week ending October 29, representing the latest data available from the UK Health Security Agency.

The lowest infection rate is in Oldham, where the rate is now 260.5 cases per year. 100,000 people.

In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is 353.5 cases per year. 100,000 of the population.

This is lower than the national average, which is currently 414.8 cases per year. 100,000 people.



The latest figures

A total of 10,025 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week ending October 29th.

That’s a weekly drop of 1,567 cases, meaning the infection rate dropped by 14 percent.

The infection rate is higher than the national average in 4 areas of Greater Manchester – Trafford, Bury, Stockport and Tameside.

In the week ending October 29, 46 people died within 28 days of a positive Covid test in Greater Manchester, one less than the week before.

Wigan saw a total of 1190 cases in the week ending October 29, which is 195 fewer than the previous week. This is a decrease of 14 per cent.



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In Wigan, the latest coronavirus infection rate is now 359.8 cases per year. 100,000 people.

Tameside recorded 972 cases of coronavirus, which is 125 fewer than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Tameside is 428.0 cases per. 100,000 people, a drop of 11 percent week-on-week.

Oldham, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 619 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending October 29, which is 144 fewer than the previous 7 days.



Cases fall in all but one district

The coronavirus infection rate in Oldham is now 260.5 cases per year. 100,000 people and has fallen by 19 percent week-on-week.

In Bolton, the number of cases has dropped by six percent compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate at 281.7 cases per week. 100,000 inhabitants.

There were 812 positive Covid-19 tests in Bolton in the week ending October 29, which was 48 fewer than the previous seven days.

Manchester is an area where the trend is downward. The latest infection rate here is 274.9 cases per. 100,000 people.

1,528 cases were registered in Manchester, which is 238 fewer than the previous week – a decrease of 13 percent.

There were 864 positive tests during the last week in Bury, which is 93 more than in the previous week.

The week-to-week trend in Bury has increased by 12 percent and the latest infection rate is 453.0 cases per week. 100,000 people.

The trend is down in Rochdale, where there were 896 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending October 29, which is 198 fewer than the previous seven days. That’s a 18 percent drop from the week before.

The most recent infection rate in Rochdale is 400.6 cases per year. 100,000 people, which is lower than the national average.

There was a 12 per cent drop in cases in Salford during the week ending 29 October and the infection rate is now 292.0 cases per year. 100,000 inhabitants.

Salford recorded 767 positive Covid-19 tests during the seven-day period, which is 106 fewer than the previous week.

In Stockport, the latest infection rate is 439.5 cases per year. 100,000 people, and the number of cases has dropped by 17 percent.

A total of 1,293 people tested positive for Covid in Stockport during the seven days ending October 29, which is 269 fewer than the week before.

In Trafford, there were 1,084 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending October 29, which is 337 fewer than the previous seven days.

The infection rate in Trafford has fallen slightly compared to the day before, and the week-to-week trend has fallen by 24 per cent.

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