Greater Manchester’s latest covid infection rates as cases continue to rise almost everywhere

Coronavirus infection rates continue to rise in almost every part of Greater Manchester.

Cases are up in nine of the 10 districts, the latest figures show.

Only Wigan, where the rate fell by only one per cent, saw a decline in the number of people testing positive.

Rochdale continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in Greater Manchester, while Oldham has the lowest.

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In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 379.0 cases per year. 100,000 inhabitants according to the latest data from the UK Health Safety Agency.

The national average is 431.6.

A total of 10,746 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week ending November 21st.

This is an increase of 1,089 cases compared to the previous week, which means that the infection rate has increased by 11%

Hospital admissions

In the week ending November 21, a total of 210 patients were admitted to Greater Manchester NHS hospitals with Covid-19. That is 43 fewer than the week before, a decrease of 26%.

On Tuesday, November 23, there were 33 Mechanical Ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients at Greater Manchester NHS hospitals. That’s eight less than a week earlier.

These are the latest available data for hospital admissions, the figures for NHS trusts are not updated daily.

Deaths: Dead

In the week ending November 21, a total of 45 people died within 28 days of a positive Covid test in Greater Manchester, which is eight fewer than the week before.



Cases reported in each of the 10 districts

Bury recorded 776 cases of coronavirus, which is 101 more than in the previous seven days.

The most recent infection rate in Bury is 406.9 cases per year. 100,000 people and that is an increase of 15% week-to-week.

IN Tameside the most recent infection rate is 412.1 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has increased by 6%.

A total of 936 people tested positive for Covid in Tameside during the seven days ending November 21, which is 55 more than the week before.

IN Stockport the number of cases has increased by 14% compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate of 366.8 cases per. 100,000 inhabitants.

There were 1,079 positive Covid-19 tests in Stockport in the week ending November 21, which was 135 more than the previous seven days.

Cases fell in Wigan , where there were 1,313 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 21, which is 17 fewer than the previous seven days. This is a decrease of 1% compared to the week before.

The latest infection rate in Wigan is 397.0 cases per year. 100,000 people.

IN Rochdale there were 1,008 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 21, which is 131 more than the previous seven days.

Rochdale has the highest infection rate in the region.

The infection rate in Rochdale has decreased slightly compared to the previous day, but the week-to-week trend has increased by 15%.

Trafford saw a total of 943 cases in the week ending November 21, which is 23 more than the previous week. This is an increase of 3 per cent.

In Trafford, the latest coronavirus infection rate is now 396.9 cases per year. 100,000 people.

Oldham recorded 692 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 21, which is 79 more than the previous seven days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Oldham is now 291.2 cases per year. 100,000 people and has increased by 13% week-to-week.

There were 1,144 positive tests over the past week Salford , which is 300 more than in the previous week.

The week-to-week trend in Salford has increased by 36% and the latest infection rate is 435.5 cases per week. 100,000 people.

There was a 15% increase in cases in Bolton in the week ending November 21, and the infection rate is now 373.6.

Bolton recorded 1,077 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period, 143 more than the previous week.

Manchester is an area where the trend is upward. The latest infection rate here is 319.9 cases per. 100,000 people.

1,778 cases were registered in Manchester, which is 139 more than the previous week – an increase of 8%.

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