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PremierLeague-News.Com- Bolton's surge in cases is thought to be driven by the B.1.617.2 strain of the virus, often called the Indian variant
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The coronavirus infection rate has soared above 200 in Bolton, the latest data shows. The town still has the highest infection rate in the country with 228.5 cases per 100,000 people in the week ending May 10. The surge in cases is thought to be driven by the B.1.617.2 strain of the virus, often called the Indian variant. Bolton's week-on-week trend is up by a huge 158 per cent, according to the latest Public Health England figures. There were 657 positive Covid-19 tests across the borough in the week ending May 10, which is 402 more than the previous seven days. Elsewhere in Greater Manchester, infection rates have gone up in five other boroughs and a fallen in four. Bury has the lowest infection rate in the region with 20.9 cases per 100,000 people. Bolton's infection rate has risen sharply again In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 55.1 cases per 100,000 population - higher than the national average, which is 24.2 cases per 100,000 people. A total of 1,562 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week which ended on May 10. The Greater Manchester weekly total has increased by 549 cases compared to the previous week, which means the infection rate was up 54 per cent in the last week.. The infection rate is higher than the national average in 9 areas of Greater Manchester. It is lower than the national average in one area. Bury, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 40 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending May 10, which is 7 fewer than the previous 7 days. The coronavirus infection rate in Bury is now 20.9 cases per 100,000 people and is down by 15 per cent week-on-week. Read More Related Articles Sign up to our newsletter for the latest M.E.N. headlines There was a fall of eight per cent in cases in Salford over the week ending May 10, and the infection rate is now 30.
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. Salford recorded 79 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period, and that is 7 fewer than the previous week. Oldham is an area where the trend is down. The latest infection rate here is 26.1 cases per 100,000 people. There were 62 cases recorded in Oldham, which is 3 fewer than the previous week - a fall of five per cent. The trend is up in Tameside, where there were 78 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending May 10, which is 35 more than the previous 7 days. That is up by 81 per cent compared to the previous week. The latest infection rate in Tameside is 34.4 cases per 100,000 people, which is higher than the national average. Stockport recorded 106 coronavirus cases, which is 40 more than in the previous seven days.
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The latest infection rate in Stockport is 36.1 cases per 100,000 people and that is up 61 per cent week-on-week. In Trafford, the number of cases is down by 33 per cent compared to the previous week - leaving the infection rate at 29.5 cases per 100,000 population. There were 70 positive Covid-19 tests in Trafford in the week ending May 10, which was 34 fewer than the previous 7 days. Wigan saw a total of 104 cases in the week ending May 10, which is 28 more than the previous week. That is a rise of 37 per cent. In Wigan, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 31.6 cases per 100,000 people.
In Manchester, the latest infection rate is 46.1 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone up by 32 per cent. A total of 255 people tested positive for Covid in Manchester over the seven days ending on May 10, which is 62 more than the week before. There were 111 positive tests over the last week in Rochdale, which is 33 more than in the previous week. The week-on-week trend in Rochdale is up by 42 per cent and the latest infection rate is 49.9 cases per 100,000 people.