Coronavirus infection rates have risen in four boroughs across Greater Manchester, the latest figures show.

According to the latest data from Public Health England, rates have gone up in Oldham, Manchester, Salford and Trafford.

Transmission rates have gone down in Rochdale, Bolton, Wigan, Stockport, Tameside and Bury.

As a whole, the infection rate for Greater Manchester currently stands at 44.7 per 100,000.

This is higher than the national average of 27.8 per 100,000.

In the week ending April 13, a total of 1,267 people tested positive for coronavirus across the region.

This has gone down by 132 compared to the previous week - meaning the rate was down 9 per cent.

Oldham continues to have the highest infection rate in Greater Manchester.

The borough recorded a rate of 60.3 in the week ending April 13 - up eight per cent week-on-week.

The coronavirus infection rates in Greater Manchester on Saturday, April 17

There were 143 positive Covid-19 tests recorded in the borough that week - up 11 from the previous week.

The lowest infection rate is in Bury, where the rate is 25.7 cases per 100,000 people.

A total of 49 positive tests were recorded in the borough in the week ending April 13, which is 39 fewer than the previous week.

There were 316 positive tests over the last week in Manchester, which is 24 more than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Manchester is up by eight per cent and the latest infection rate is 57.2.

The trend is down in Tameside, where the infection rate currently stands at 32.7 per 100,000.

There were 74 cases recorded in the borough which is 50 fewer than the previous week - a fall of 40 per cent.

The trend is also down in Wigan where there were 141 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending April 13.

This is 15 fewer than the previous week and down by 10 per cent.

The latest infection rate in Wigan is 42.9 which is higher than the national average.

Salford saw a total of 101 cases in the week ending April 13, which is 14 more than the previous week and a rise of 16 per cent.

The coronavirus infection rate is now 39 cases per 100,000.

Oldham continues to have the highest infection rate in Greater Manchester

There was a rise of five per cent in cases in Trafford and the infection rate is now 35, the latest figures show.

The borough recorded 83 positive Covid-19 tests over the seven-day period - four more than the previous week.

In Stockport, the number of cases is down by 25 per cent compared to the previous week - leaving the infection rate at 34.1.

There were 100 positive Covid-19 tests in the borough in the week ending April 13, which was 33 fewer than the previous seven days.

Bolton recorded 140 coronavirus cases, which is 23 fewer than in the previous week.

The latest infection rate is 48.7 - down 14 per cent week-on-week.

In Rochdale, the infection rate stands at 54 - this is down by 17 per cent.

A total of 120 people tested positive for Covid over the week ending on April 13, which is 25 fewer than the week before.