Latest coronavirus infection rates for Greater Manchester as cases rise in eight boroughs – .

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Latest coronavirus infection rates for Greater Manchester as cases rise in eight boroughs – .


Coronavirus infection rates have risen in eight boroughs of Greater Manchester – but hospital admissions and deaths are declining, according to the latest data.
Weekly figures show that the number of people testing positive has increased in all boroughs except Manchester and Oldham.

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

The borough recorded a rate of 473.8 cases per 100,000 population during the week ending September 22, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

The lowest infection rate is in Manchester, where the rate is 213.9 cases per 100,000 people.




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Across Greater Manchester, the infection rate is now 308.5.

The infection rate in the region is lower than the national average, which is 312.3 cases per 100,000 population.

Greater Manchester’s weekly total increased by 1,122 cases from the previous week, meaning the infection rate rose 15% last week.

Admission to hospital

In the week ending September 19, a total of 277 patients were admitted to NHS hospitals in Greater Manchester with Covid-19. This is 79 less than the previous week, a drop of 40%.

On Tuesday, September 21, there were 43 mechanical ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients in NHS hospitals in Greater Manchester. That’s 79 less than a week earlier.



Hospital admissions and deaths from covid are down in Greater Manchester

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

Deaths

In the week ending September 22, a total of 35 people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid in Greater Manchester, 3 fewer than the week before.



Infection rate – district by district

There were 1,378 positive tests in the past week in Stockport, 367 more than the week before.

The week-over-week trend in Stockport is up 36% and the latest infection rate is 468.4 cases per 100,000 people.

Rochdale is a neighborhood where the trend is on the rise. The latest infection rate here is 232.5 cases per 100,000 people.

There have been 520 recorded cases in Rochdale, 32 more than the previous week, a 7% increase.



Coronavirus rates are on the rise in Rochdale

In Bolton, the number of cases rose 3% from the previous week, leaving the infection rate at 247.0 cases per 100,000 population.

There were 712 positive Covid-19 tests in Bolton in the week ending September 22, 20 more than the previous 7 days.

There was a 2% increase in cases in Bury during the week ending September 22, and the infection rate is now 254.8 cases per 100,000 population.

Bury recorded 486 positive Covid-19 tests during the seven-day period, 8 more than the previous week.

Manchester, which has the region’s lowest infection rate, recorded 1,189 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending September 22, down 17 from the previous 7 days.

Manchester’s coronavirus infection rate is now 213.9 cases per 100,000 people and is down 1% week-over-week.

The trend is downward in Oldham, where there were 674 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending September 22, down 21 from the previous 7 days. This is a decrease of 3% compared to the previous week.

The latest infection rate in Oldham is 283.6 cases per 100,000 population, which is lower than the national average.




In Tameside, there were 1,076 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending September 22, which is 342 more than the previous 7 days.

Tameside has the highest infection rate in the region. The Tameside infection rate is up slightly from the previous day and the week-to-week trend is up 47%.

In Trafford, the latest infection rate is 392.3 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has increased by 27%.

A total of 932 people tested positive for Covid at Trafford in the seven days ending September 22, 199 more than the week before.

Salford saw a total of 732 cases in the week ending September 22, 37 more than the week before. That’s a five percent increase.

In Salford, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 278.6 cases per 100,000 people.



Hospital admissions for covid fell by around 40% in Greater Manchester

Wigan has recorded 1,050 coronavirus cases, 155 more than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Wigan is 317.5 cases per 100,000 population, a 17% increase from week to week.

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