These are the new coronavirus hotspots in Greater Manchester


A neighborhood in Oldham has become the new coronavirus hotspot in Greater Manchester.Derker had the highest Covid infection rate in the week ending November 11.

The 60 positive tests recorded that week meant the region had an infection rate of 1,022 per 100,000 population.

An infection rate above 1,000 means that at least 1% of the local population has tested positive for Covid-19 within just a week.

The neighborhood of Wigan, Marylebone and Bottling Wood also had an infection rate of over 1,000.

In the same week, 82 positive cases were recorded in the region – the infection rate was reported at 1,018 per 100,000.

11 of the top 20 Covid hotspots in the region are in Oldham.

The latest coronavirus hotspots for Greater Manchester

While infection rates in Greater Manchester remain very high, the latest figures show they have fallen by almost a fifth.

In the seven days to November 13, the region-wide infection rate was 427.6 cases per 100,000 population.

This is a decrease of 19% from the previous week.

During the same period, the infection rate in England has increased by 10%.

Neighborhood infection rates are displayed on an interactive UK government map which is updated by public health officials.

On the map, the country is divided into statistical areas known as Middle Super Output Areas (MSOA), which are generally larger than municipal wards and have between 5,000 and 15,000 inhabitants.

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