According to the most recent results, Coronavirus infection rates are decreasing in all but one of Greater Manchester’s boroughs.
In nine areas, weekly rates have decreased, with Bolton being the only borough to see an increase, although a small one.
According to the most recent data from Public Health England, the borough had a rate of 51.5 cases per 100,000 residents in the week ending April 19.
It appears that Greater Manchester’s have the highest infection rate.
Oldham is in second place with 48.9 percent, but its rate has dropped 19 percent week on week.
In Oldham, there were 116 positive tests last week, which is 28 less than the previous week.
In the week ending April 19, there were 148 positive Covid-19 tests in Bolton, eight more than the previous seven days.
The infection rate in Bolton is marginally lower today (Friday) than it was the day before, but the week-on-week trend is up 6%.
Despite falling below it yesterday, it has risen marginally in the last 24 hours, putting it back above the national average of 24.3.
In all ten local authority areas, the infection rate is now higher than the national average.
The new rate in Manchester is 46.8 cases per 100,000 residents, despite the fact that the number of cases has decreased by 18%.
In Manchester, 259 people tested positive for Covid in the seven days ending April 19, down 58 from last week.