Latest Covid infection rates by Borough of Greater Manchester as cases rise for first time in a month – .

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Latest Covid infection rates by Borough of Greater Manchester as cases rise for first time in a month – .


Greater Manchester’s coronavirus infection rate has increased for the first time in four weeks.
A total of 8,804 people tested positive in the region during the week ending August 7.

This is an increase of 241 cases from the previous week, a slight increase of 3%.

But the current infection rate of 310.5 cases per 100,000 people is still about half of what it was the last time the region saw the number of cases rise in July.

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Only three boroughs – Rochdale, Wigan and Bolton – are now seeing cases fall.

Salford, with 399.7 cases per 100,000 population, continues to have the highest infection rate in Greater Manchester.




Bolton, where the rate is 202.3 cases per 100,000 population, has the lowest.

The national average is 298.6.

Admission to hospital

In the week ending August 1, a total of 370 patients were admitted to NHS hospitals in Greater Manchester with Covid-19. This is 18 less than the previous week, a decrease of 5%.

On Tuesday August 3, there were 61 mechanical ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients in NHS hospitals in Greater Manchester. That’s 18 more than 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 August 7, a total of 37 people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid in Greater Manchester, 13 fewer than the week before.

Cases reported in each of the ten arrondissements

There were eight percent of cases in Trafford during the week ending August 7, and the infection rate is now 301.0 cases per 100,000 population.

The borough recorded 715 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period, 53 more than the previous week.

In Salford there were 1,050 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending August 7, five fewer than the previous seven days.

The Salford infection rate is up slightly from the previous day, but the week-to-week trend is at the same level.

Cases are on the rise in Bury , where there were 610 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending August 7, 80 more than the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Bury is 319.9 cases per 100,000 people, a 15% increase.

Tameside saw a total of 684 cases in the week ending August 7, 54 more than the week before. That’s a nine percent increase.

The borough’s most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 301.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Stockport recorded 972 cases of coronavirus, 128 more than the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Stockport is now 330.4 cases per 100,000 population, up 15% week-over-week.

Bolt recorded 583 positive Covid-19 tests during the week ending August 7, nine fewer than the previous seven days.

Bolton’s coronavirus infection rate is now 202.3 cases per 100,000 people, down 2% week-on-week.

In Oldham the latest infection rate is 337.5 cases per 100,000 people.

A total of 802 people tested positive for Covid in Oldham in the seven days ending August 7, two fewer than the week before.

In Rochdale the number of cases is down 3% from the previous week, meaning the infection rate is 287.5 cases per 100,000 population.

There were 643 positive Covid-19 tests in Rochdale in the week ending August 7, down 21 from the previous seven days.

There were 1,936 positive tests in the past week in Manchester , 19 more than the previous week.

The week-over-week trend in Manchester is up 1% and the latest infection rate is 348.4 cases per 100,000 people.

de Wigan The latest infection rate here is 244.6 cases per 100,000 people.

There have been 809 cases recorded in Wigan, down 56 from the previous week, down 6%.

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