Latest coronavirus infection rates as cases continue to fall across all ten Greater Manchester boroughs


Coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall across all ten boroughs of Greater Manchester.

Stockport continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in the region.

The borough recorded a rate of 846.7 cases per 100,000 people in the week ending January 31, according to the latest data from the UK Health Security Agency.

The lowest infection rate is in Oldham, where the rate is 619.9 cases per 100,000 people.

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In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 708.8 cases per 100,000 population. The infection rate in the region is lower than the national average, which is 1,006.3 cases per 100,000 people.

A total of 20,100 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week which ended on January 31.

The Greater Manchester weekly total has decreased by 5,560 cases compared to the previous week, which means the infection rate was down 22 per cent in the last week.

The infection rate is lower than the national average in all ten local authorities in Greater Manchester.

The latest coronavirus infection rates across Greater Manchester

Hospital admissions

In the week ending on January 30, a total of 595 patients were admitted to Greater Manchester NHS hospitals with Covid-19. That is 81 fewer than the week before, a fall of 16pc.

On Tuesday February 1, there were 30 Mechanical Ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients in Greater Manchester NHS hospitals. That is one fewer than a week earlier.

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

deaths

In the week ending January 31, a total of 92 people died within 28 days of a positive Covid test across Greater Manchester, which is 18 fewer than the week before.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 869,439 confirmed coronavirus cases in Greater Manchester. There has been a total of 8,609 deaths.

Cases reported in each of the ten boroughs

wigan

Wigan recorded 2,366 coronavirus cases, which is 656 fewer than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Wigan is 715.4 cases per 100,000 people and that is down 22 per cent week-on-week.

Trafford

In Trafford, the latest infection rate is 715.6 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone down by 23 per cent.

A total of 1,700 people tested positive for Covid in Trafford over the seven days ending on January 31, which is 508 fewer than the week before.

Stockport

In Stockport, there were 2,491 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending January 31, which is 166 fewer than the previous 7 days.

Stockport has the highest infection rate in the region. The infection rate in Stockport is down slightly compared with the previous day and the week-on-week trend is down by six per cent.

Tameside

There were 1,787 positive tests over the last week in Tameside, which is 646 fewer than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Tameside is down by 27 per cent and the latest infection rate is 786.8 cases per 100,000 people.

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Rochdale

Rochdale is an area where the trend is down. The latest infection rate here is 643.4 cases per 100,000 people.

There were 1,439 cases recorded in Rochdale, which is 610 fewer than the previous week – a fall of 30 per cent.

Bolton

Bolton saw a total of 2,038 cases in the week ending January 31, which is 522 fewer than the previous week. That is a fall of 20 per cent.

In Bolton, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 707.0 cases per 100,000 people.

bury

The trend is down in Bury, where there were 1,358 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending January 31, which is 404 fewer than the previous 7 days. That is down by 23 per cent compared to the previous week.

The latest infection rate in Bury is 712.1 cases per 100,000 people, which is lower than the national average.

Manchester

In Manchester, the number of cases is down by 25 per cent compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate at 651.7 cases per 100,000 population.

There were 3,622 positive Covid-19 tests in Manchester in the week ending January 31, which was 1,223 fewer than the previous 7 days.

Oldham

Oldham, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 1,473 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending January 31, which is 490 fewer than the previous 7 days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Oldham is now 619.9 cases per 100,000 people and is down by 25 per cent week-on-week.

Salford

There was a fall of 16 per cent in cases in Salford over the week ending January 31, and the infection rate is now 695.1 cases per 100,000 population.

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Salford recorded 1,826 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period, and that is 335 fewer than the previous week.




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George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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