Better Manchester now has the bottom variety of coronavirus instances because the finish of July.
There have been 788 optimistic checks for the virus throughout all ten boroughs within the week ending August 24, the bottom quantity since July 28.
Charges are calculated as much as three days in the past due to the delay in reporting instances.
The an infection price is continuous to fall in Oldham, Rochdale, Salford and Bolton, with the variety of instances falling in seven of the area’s boroughs.
Instances are nonetheless rising in Wigan, with an additional 10 instances recorded within the final seven days. However the borough nonetheless has the bottom an infection price at 11.87.
There has additionally been a rise in optimistic checks in Trafford and Tameside, however solely by two per cent in every borough.
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In Stockport, which has the bottom an infection price after Wigan, instances are persevering with to drop.
There have been 37 instances recorded there within the week ending August 24, a discount of 12 week-on-week.
Instances additionally look like falling quickly in Oldham, Manchester and Rochdale.
Oldham nonetheless has the very best an infection price, at 51.87, however this has been falling almost on daily basis since focused measures had been launched.
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There have been 123 instances within the borough within the final seven days, a discount of 69 from the week earlier than.
Manchester’s an infection price stays at amber stage, with a price of 41.24 instances per 100,000 of the inhabitants.
There have been 228 instances recorded within the week ending August 24, a fall of 44 week-on-week.
A complete of 105 instances of Covid-19 had been recorded throughout all ten boroughs right this moment.
The well being secretary is anticipated to make an announcement about native lockdown restrictions in Better Manchester within the subsequent 24 hours.
Final week, Matt Hancock introduced that native leaders could be requested to counsel which areas had been most in want of restrictions.
Following final week’s evaluation, individuals residing in Oldham had been advised they might now not socialise with anybody outdoors their family and solely use public transport if important.
He additionally lifted the restrictions in Wigan.
Talking at a press convention on Wednesday (August 26), Andy Burnham mentioned a blanket removing of restrictions in Better Manchester won’t occur.
The area’s mayor mentioned the technique had labored to date however says there was by no means going to be a ‘blanket removing’ of restrictions.
He advised the press convention there was by no means a Leicester-style ‘native lockdown’ and that the goal was to cut back social gatherings within the residence.