Latest coronavirus infection rates for Greater Manchester


Seventeen other people have died in hospitals in Greater Manchester after testing positive for the coronavirus.
This brings the total number of hospital deaths linked to Covid-19 in the region to 4,116.

Every day, the NHS in England takes stock of Covid-19-related deaths in hospital trusts across the country.

These are cases where a patient has tested positive or where Covid-19 is mentioned on their death certificate.

The total number of coronavirus deaths in hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of Friday, December 25, is:

Meanwhile, there have been 32,725 more cases of the virus in the UK in the past 24 hours.

The number of people who have died after testing positive for Covid 19 has also surpassed 70,000 today, with 570 more deaths recorded in the past 24 hours.

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In terms of the coronavirus infection rate for Greater Manchester, the ten boroughs are still seeing rates well below the England average, which is currently 369.5, up 53% from the previous week .

Infection rate for Friday, December 25

The latest figures released today show that in Greater Manchester, Stockport, Trafford and Tameside posted the biggest rate hikes compared to last week.

Rochdale, Wigan and Bolton are all showing a slight downward trend today, with the only boroughs in Greater Manchester to do so according to the latest figures.


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