UK Latest covid rates for Greater Manchester show drop but some boroughs going up last minute news
PremierLeague-News.Com- Rates are falling in the region - but more slowly than the national average
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The number of coronavirus cases continues to fall in Greater Manchester, the latest data shows. The overall rate for the region is now 181 cases per 100,000 people. That is higher than the national average which is 122. The infection rate for Greater Manchester fell 7 per cent week on week, which is more slowly than England as a whole. And there continues to be several boroughs where there has been a rise in cases. In Bury, the rate is up by 7 per cent when looking at the week-on-week data. The weekly rate is also slightly up in Tameside. And the latest figures for today (MON) show that the number of positive cases has increased in Stockport and Rochdale in the past 24 hours. Currently, this does not affect the overall weekly rate for those boroughs which continues to decline. But that may change if the numbers go up again throughout the week. Read More Related Articles When will the Work from Home advice end according to the roadmap? Read More Related Articles Teenager punched in the face during robbery in the Arndale centre Bolton has the highest infection rate in Greater Manchester with 228.8 cases per 100,000 people in the week ending February 18. The lowest infection rate is in Trafford where the rate is 131.4 cases per 100,000 people. A total of 5,142 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the seven days which ended on February 18. The Greater Manchester 7-day total has decreased by 415 cases compared to the previous week. At the start of the national lockdown on January 5, the infection rate in Greater Manchester was 427.6 cases per 100,000 and the rate peaked on January 8 at 461.5.
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.3 cases per 100,000 - a drop of 61 per cent. In Bolton, there were 658 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending February 18, which is 117 fewer than the previous 7 days. There were 420 positive tests in Bury over the week ending February 18, and that is 26 more than in the previous week. In Salford, the number of cases has gone down by 6 per cent. A total of 514 people tested postive for Covid and that is 35 fewer than the week before. Tameside recorded 446 cases in the week ending February 18, which is 1 more than the previous 7 days.
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The trend is down in Stockport, where there were 515 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending February 18, which is 39 fewer than the previous 7 days. That is down by 7 per cent compared to the previous week. Manchester saw a total of 957 cases in week ending February 18, which is 120 fewer than the previous week. That is a fall of 11 per cent.
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There was a fall of 12 per cent in cases in Rochdale over the week ending February 18. Rochdale recorded 380 positive Covid-19 tests, and that is 54 fewer than the previous week. In Wigan, the number of cases was down by 4 per cent. There were 558 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending February 18, which is 24 fewer than the previous 7 days. There were 382 cases recorded in Oldham, which is 44 fewer than the previous week - a fall of 10 per cent. Trafford, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 312 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending February 18, which is 9 fewer than the previous 7 days. The rate in Trafford, is down by 3 per cent.
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