Greater Manchester’s latest Covid infection rates as cases rise in every borough – .

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Greater Manchester’s latest Covid infection rates as cases rise in every borough – .


Coronavirus infection rates remain on the rise in Greater Manchester.
The latest figures from Public Health England show cases have increased in each of our ten boroughs compared to last week.

Oldham still has the highest infection rates, standing at 744.8 cases per 100,000 people.

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The only borough that has infection rates below the national average is Bolton.

Cases rose 42% week-over-week in Stockport, 39% in Bury and 38% in Wigan.




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The latest figures include data collected up to Thursday, July 15.

The impact of easing lockdown restrictions will be measured in the latest figures in the coming days.

Admission to hospital

In the week ending July 11, a total of 308 patients were admitted to NHS hospitals in Greater Manchester with Covid-19. That’s 70 more than the week before, an increase of 29%.

As of July 13, there were 59 mechanical ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients in NHS hospitals in Greater Manchester. It’s the same as a week earlier.

This is the most recent data available for hospital admissions, NHS trust figures are not updated daily.

Deaths

In the week ending July 15, a total of 30 people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid in Greater Manchester, seven more than the week before.

Cases reported in each of the ten arrondissements

Bolt , which has the region’s lowest infection rate, recorded 1,259 positive coronavirus tests in the week ending July 15, an increase of 326 from the previous seven days.




This represents a 35 percent increase from one week to the next.

A total of 1,624 positive cases were recorded in Stockport , or 477 more than the previous week and represents an increase of 42%.

In Tameside there were 1,386 positive tests, 306 more than the previous week.

This figure represents an increase of 28% from the previous week.

There has been a 39 percent increase in cases in Bury .

A total of 1,056 positive tests were recorded during the seven-day period to July 15, 296 more than the previous week.

There were 1,274 recorded cases in Trafford , 26 more than the previous week, an increase of 2%.

In Wigan there were 2,427 positive tests, 664 more than the previous week.

This represents a 38 percent increase from one week to the next.

In Manchester , cases were up ten percent from the previous week.

There were 3,040 positive tests citywide, 279 more than the previous seven days.

In total, 1,541 people tested positive for Covid in Rochdale last week, 264 more than the previous week.

Cases have increased by 21 percent.

Salford has recorded 1,630 cases of coronavirus, 255 more than in the previous seven days, a 19% increase week-over-week.

In Oldham , there were 1,766 positive tests, 279 more than the previous seven days.

The week-over-week trend in the city is up 19%.

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