The latest data shows weekly coronavirus infection rates have fallen in six out of ten Greater Manchester boroughs.

Rates have gone up in three, and then stayed level in just one borough.

Trafford continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in Greater Manchester, with a rate of 433.5 cases per 100,000 people in the week ending November 28.

And the lowest infection rate is in Bolton, where the rate was 298.4 cases per 100,000 for the same date, according to the UK Health Security Agency.

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In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 362.8 cases per 100,000 population.

The infection rate in the region is lower than the national average, which is 441.0 cases per 100,000 people.

A total of 10,289 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week which ended on November 28.

The Greater Manchester weekly total has decreased by 521 cases compared to the previous week, which means the infection rate was down 5 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 covid infection rates in Greater Manchester
The latest covid infection rates in Greater Manchester

Hospital admissions

In the week ending on November 28, a total of 191 patients were admitted to Greater Manchester NHS hospitals with Covid-19. That is 18 fewer than the week before, a fall of 10 per cent.

On Tuesday November 30, there were 32 Mechanical Ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients in Greater Manchester NHS hospitals. That is four fewer than a week earlier.

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

Deaths

In the week ending November 28, a total of 38 people died within 28 days of a positive Covid test across Greater Manchester, which is 15 fewer than the week before.

Cases reported in each of the ten boroughs

Three boroughs saw a rise in infection rates with one remaining the same
Three boroughs saw a rise in infection rates with one remaining the same

Wigan

In Wigan, the latest infection rate is 397.3 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone down by no per cent.

A total of 1314 people tested positive for Covid in Wigan over the seven days ending on November 28, which is 6 fewer than the week before.

Stockport

Stockport saw a total of 1101 cases in the week ending November 28, which is 15 more than the previous week. That is a rise of one per cent.

In Stockport, the most recent coronavirus infection rate is now 374.2 cases per 100,000 people.

Salford

There were 1052 positive tests over the last week in Salford, which is 102 fewer than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Salford is down by nine per cent and the latest infection rate is 400.5 cases per 100,000 people.

Bolton

Bolton, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 860 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 28, which is 223 fewer than the previous 7 days.

The coronavirus infection rate in Bolton is now 298.4 cases per 100,000 people and is down by 21 per cent week-on-week.

Tameside

The trend is down in Tameside, where there were 868 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 28, which is 76 fewer than the previous 7 days. That is down by 8 per cent compared to the previous week.

The latest infection rate in Tameside is 382.2 cases per 100,000 people, which is lower than the national average.

Oldham

In Oldham, the number of cases is up by eight per cent compared to the previous week - leaving the infection rate at 315.2 cases per 100,000 population.

There were 749 positive Covid-19 tests in Oldham in the week ending November 28, which was 54 more than the previous 7 days.

Bury

There was a fall of ten per cent in cases in Bury over the week ending November 28, and the infection rate is now 367.1 cases per 100,000 population.

Bury recorded 700 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period, and that is 78 fewer than the previous week.

Manchester

Manchester is an area where the trend is down. The latest infection rate here is 312.4 cases per 100,000 people.

There were 1736 cases recorded in Manchester, which is 51 fewer than the previous week - a fall of three per cent.

Trafford

In Trafford, there were 1030 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending November 28, which is 81 more than the previous 7 days.

Trafford has the highest infection rate in the region. The infection rate in Trafford is up slightly compared with the previous day and the week-on-week trend is up by nine per cent.

Rochdale

Rochdale recorded 879 coronavirus cases, which is 135 fewer than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Rochdale is 393.0 cases per 100,000 people and that is down 13 per cent week-on-week.

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