Greater Manchester’s latest coronavirus infection rates as situations rise …

Coronavirus infection rates are rising in every borough in Greater Manchester except one.

Only Wigan saw a drop in situations in the week to November 20, the latest figures show.

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

In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 373.1 situations per 100,000 population, according to the latest data from UK Health Security Agency .

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The national average is 426.9.

A total of 10,581 people tested positive for coronavirus across the vicinity in the week which ended on November 20.

That’s up by 959 situations compared to the past week, which method the infection rate was up 10 per cent.

Hospital admissions

In the week ending on November 14, a total of 254 patients were admitted to Greater Manchester NHS hospitals with Covid-19.

That’s seven fewer than the week before, a fall of 3%.

On Tuesday November 16, there were 38 Mechanical Ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients in Greater Manchester NHS hospitals. That is two fewer than a week earlier.

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

Deaths

In the week ending November 20, a total of 46 people died within 28 days of a positive Covid test across Greater Manchester, which is seven fewer than the week before.

situations reported in each of the 10 boroughs

situations are up in Trafford , where there were 939 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 20, which is 27 more than the past seven days.

That’s up 3% week-on-week.

The latest infection rate in Trafford is 395.2 situations per 100,000 people.

Tameside recorded 912 coronavirus situations, which is nine more than in the past seven days.

The latest infection rate in Tameside is 401.6 situations per 100,000 people and that is up 1% week-on-week.

There were 1,090 positive tests over the last week in Salford , which is 249 more than in the past week.

The week-on-week trend in Salford is up by 30% and the latest infection rate is 414.9 situations per 100,000 people.

In Rochdale there were 1,009 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 20, which is 133 more than the past seven days.

Rochdale’s infection rate is 451.1 situations per 100,000 people. That’s up slightly compared with the past day and the week-on-week trend is up by 15%.

Oldham recorded 693 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 20, which is 90 more than the past seven days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Oldham is now 291.6 situations per 100,000 people and is up by 15% week-on-week.

Manchester’s latest infection rate is 319.4 situations per 100,000 people.

There were 1,775 situations recorded in Manchester, which is 145 more than the past week – a rise of 9%.

There was 14% rise in situations in Bolton over the week ending November 20, and the infection rate is now 366.4 situations per 100,000 population.

Bolton recorded 1,056 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period, and that is 130 more than the past week.

Wigan saw a total of 1,300 situations in the week ending November 20, which is 30 fewer than the past week, a fall of 2%.

In Wigan, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 393.1 situations per 100,000 people.

In Bury the latest infection rate is 401.7 situations per 100,000 people and the number of situations has gone up by 14%.

A total of 766 people tested positive for Covid in Bury over the seven days ending on November 20, which is 97 more than the week before.

In Stockport the number of situations is up by 12% compared to the past week – leaving the infection rate at 353.8 situations per 100,000 population.

There were 1,041 positive Covid-19 tests in Stockport in the week ending November 20, which was 109 more than the past seven days.

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