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Latest coronavirus figures for all 10 boroughs in Greater Manchester

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Tameside is now the area in Greater Manchester with the highest coronavirus infection rate.

It is the only one of the ten boroughs to see its weekly trend increase, with recorded infections rising by 8pc.

According to the latest figures by Public Health England, there were 256 positive Covid-19 tests recorded in Tameside, in the week ending March 9, which is 19 more than the previous seven days

The infection rate now stands at 113 cases recorded per 100,000 people.

Greater Manchester’s infection rate is now 91.6 cases per 100,000 people – higher than the national average, which is 58.6 cases per 100,000 people.

The latest figures in Greater Manchester

The latest figures in Greater Manchester

However, Greater Manchester’s average is currently falling faster than England – it is down 37pc in the last week.

A total of 2,597 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week which ended on March 9. The Greater Manchester weekly total has decreased by 401 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.

The infection rate in the region has since fallen to 91.6 cases per 100,000 – a drop of 80pc.

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Rochdale currently has the second highest infection rate, just behind Tameside, with 112.9 cases per 100,000 people.

Despite this, the week-on-week trend in the borough is down by 17pc.

There were 251 positive tests over the last week in Rochdale, which is 53 fewer than in the previous week.


In Salford, the latest infection rate is 105.1 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone down by 3pc.

A total of 272 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Salford over the seven days ending March 9, which is nine fewer than the week before.

Bolton recorded 272 coronavirus cases, which is 84 fewer than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Bolton is 94.6 cases per 100,000 people and that is down 24pc week-on-week.

The trend is down in Oldham as well, where there were 222 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 9, four fewer than the previous seven days and down by 2pc compared to the previous week.

The latest infection rate in Oldham is 93.6 cases per 100,000 people.

Wigan saw a total of 307 cases in the week ending March 9, 72 fewer than the previous week and a fall of 19pc.

In Wigan, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 93.4 cases per 100,000 people.

The number of recorded Covid-19 cases in Stockport fell by 8pc on the week ending March 9, and the infection rate is now 89.0 cases per 100,000 population.

Stockport recorded 261 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period – 22 fewer than the previous week.

In Manchester, the number of cases is going down by 15pc compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate at 83.0 cases per 100,000 population.

There were 459 positive Covid-19 tests in Manchester in the week ending March 9, which was 84 fewer than the previous seven days.

Bury recorded the biggest drop in infection rate with a fall of 32pc.

The latest infection rate in the borough is 76.4 cases per 100,000 people. In the week ending March 9, there were 146 cases recorded in Bury – 70 fewer than the previous week.

The lowest infection rate in Greater Manchester is in Trafford, where the rate is 63.6 cases per 100,000 people.

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