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Latest coronavirus infection rates as cases rise in one area of Greater Manchester

The coronavirus infection rate has gone up in one area of Greater Manchester. The weekly rates have fallen in the other nine boroughs, the latest figures show.

Stockport continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in the region. The borough recorded a rate of 97.2 cases per 100,000 people in the week ending May 13, according to the UK Health Security Agency.

The lowest infection rate is in Oldham, where the rate is 51.3 cases per 100,000 people. In Greater Manchester as a whole, the infection rate is now 77.7 cases per 100,000 population.

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The infection rate in the region is lower than the national average, which is 88.2 cases per 100,000 people. A total of 2,204 people tested positive for coronavirus across Greater Manchester in the week which ended on May 13.

The Greater Manchester weekly total has decreased by 383 cases compared to the previous week, which means the infection rate was down 15 per cent in the last week. The infection rate is higher than the national average in two areas of Greater Manchester. It is lower than the national average in eight areas.

In the week ending on May 8, a total of 268 patients were admitted to Greater Manchester NHS hospitals with Covid-19. That is 105 fewer than the week before, a fall of 64%.

On Tuesday May 10, there were 9 Mechanical Ventilation (MV) beds occupied by Covid patients in Greater Manchester NHS hospitals. That is eight fewer than a week earlier.

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

In the week ending May 13, a total of 36 people died within 28 days of a

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