Three ‘minor outbreaks’ of Covid-19 have been recorded in Manchester at a care residence, a manufacturing unit and a hospitality enterprise.
Well being chiefs say the outbreaks, which have been contained, have affected 33 individuals who examined constructive for coronavirus over three weeks.
They insist that there’s “no perceived extra threat to the general public” from the three unnamed and unrelated companies.
Every outbreak has been contained and monitor and hint has been used to make sure these affected have been given the steering and help they want, Manchester Council mentioned.
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Manchester Council described the three outbreaks as “minor” and mentioned they weren’t on the identical stage as outbreaks in factories which have been reported elsewhere within the UK.
It comes a day after Oldham, Trafford and Stockport had been all pressured to ramp up measures after a spike within the variety of individuals testing constructive for Covid-19.
An outbreak is outlined as two or extra circumstances in an outlined setting inside a 14 day interval.
The variety of coronavirus outbreaks throughout Better Manchester varies every day.
A spokesman for Manchester Council’s public well being division, which offers with an infection management, mentioned: “The detection of COVID-19 outbreaks is one thing that’s deliberate for and a system is in place to reply shortly.
“Domestically, take a look at and hint is a core ingredient of our work on quite a few ailments – and our motion with any Covid-19 outbreaks will observe this protocol.
“Like different areas within the UK, Manchester has reported Covid-19 outbreaks. These outbreaks are minor and to not the identical stage of outbreaks in factories which have been reported within the information just lately.
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“The incidents in Manchester are contained and a take a look at and hint workforce is absolutely concerned – and people affected have already been knowledgeable and have entry to data and help to make sure they will successfully self-isolate for 14-days.
“The combat in opposition to Covid-19 is just not but over and outbreaks are anticipated. Our focus is to comprise every incident because it happens to forestall additional unfold of the virus and keep away from a serious wave of infections.”
The council say the danger of outbreak has been contained in any respect three companies so there isn’t any public well being profit in naming them.
In Oldham 119 new circumstances had been recorded within the seven days to July 25 is up from 26 the earlier week.
Well being chiefs have imposed harder restrictions in a bid to forestall an area lockdown asking weak individuals to defend for one more two weeks and residents to not have ‘social guests’ to their properties.
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Stockport’s leaders have described the variety of 18 – 25 12 months olds testing constructive for the virus is a ‘rising concern’.
The city moved from recording 5 or fewer circumstances per day on common by way of late June and early July, to between 5 and 15 circumstances per day since final Thursday (July 23).
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The council’s chief government Pam Smith mentioned this was partly right down to an outbreak at a care residence however there had additionally been an increase in circumstances amongst younger adults.
Final Sunday (July 26) bosses at Thom’s Bar & Kitchen, on Heaton Moor Street, took motion to briefly shut the bar after three workers members examined constructive for coronavirus.
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In the meantime, Trafford’s leaders proceed to maintain a watchful eye as new circumstances within the borough rose from 26 within the week ending July 17 to 77 the next week.
Of these 77 circumstances, 39 had been individuals aged between 15 and 25.
On Tuesday particulars emerged of a pair who had holidayed in Manchester solely to check constructive for Covid-19 after returning residence to Berlin.
The Turkish couple – 50-year-old taxi driver and his 45-year-old spouse – sparked an pressing monitor and hint operation within the German capital.
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A complete of 50 individuals who have been in touch with them are actually in quarantine, the BILD newspaper reported. Of these, 13 additionally examined constructive together with their 4 kids and grandmother.
The couple arrived residence on a Ryanair flight on July 16 – however weren’t identified with coronavirus till six days later.
Ryanair mentioned they obtained the request from the Well being Division of the Berlin-Spandau District Workplace on July 22 and responded the identical day with the suitable documentation to launch the flight manifest below GDPR laws and have since equipped the passenger particulars.
Any motion right here within the UK in relation to this case shall be picked up by the nationwide take a look at and hint system, the M.E.N understands.