Coronavirus infection rates have gone up in three boroughs of Greater Manchester, the latest figures show.

According to the latest data from Public Health England, the virus transmission rate has risen in Trafford, Salford and Tameside.

The infection rate has fallen in the region’s seven other boroughs – Bolton, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Stockport and Wigan.

As a whole, the coronavirus infection rate for Greater Manchester stands at 34 per 100,000.

This is higher than the national average of 23.8.

A total of 964 people tested positive for coronavirus across the region in the week ending April 26.

This weekly total has decreased by 79 cases compared to the previous week – this is down eight per cent.

Bolton has the highest infection rate in Greater Manchester at 49.7 per 100,000.

This is up slightly compared with the previous day, but the week-on-week trend is down by three per cent.

The coronavirus infection rates for every borough in Greater Manchester on April 30
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There were 143 positive Covid tests recorded in the borough in the week ending April 26 – five fewer than the previous week.

There were 97 positive tests over the last week in Trafford, which is 29 more than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in the borough is up by 43 per cent and the latest infection rate is 40.9.

In Salford, the latest infection rate is 39.4 – up by 38 per cent.

A total of 102 people tested positive for Covid over the seven days ending on April 26, which is 28 more than the week before.

Bolton has the highest infection rate in the region
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Manchester recorded 204 coronavirus cases, which is 56 fewer than the previous week.

The latest infection rate in the borough stands at 36.9 and that is down 22 per cent week-on-week.

The trend is down in Oldham, where there were 85 positive Covid cases.

This is 31 fewer than the previous week and is down by 27 per cent.

The infection rate in the borough stands at 35.8 per 100,000.

Covid infection rates have fallen in seven boroughs
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Tameside saw a total of 76 cases in the week ending April 26, which is two more than the previous week and a rise of three per cent.

The infection rate is now 33.6.

There was a fall of nine per cent in cases in Rochdale – the infection rate now stands at 31.9.

A total of 71 positive cases were recorded in the borough which is seven fewer than the previous week.

In Bury, the number of cases is down by 20 per cent compared to the previous week – leaving the infection rate at 23.6.

There were 45 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending April 26, which was 11 fewer than the previous week.

The trend is down in Stockport where the infection rate stands at 23.2 cases.

There were 68 cases recorded in the borough which is seven fewer than the previous week – a fall of nine per cent.

Wigan, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 73 positive coronavirus tests – this is 21 fewer than the previous week.

The infection rate is now 22.2 and is down by 22 per cent week-on-week.

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