Wigan Covid Infection Rate Sees 80% Increase In Last Week

Over the week ending on 3rd June, Wigan recorded 432 positive Covid-19 tests which was 192 more than the previous week.

COVID-19 infection rates saw a significant rise in the past week in all boroughs of Greater Manchester except Bolton.

Cases in the area have rocketed with five boroughs seeing an increase of more than 100%.

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Stockport, Salford, and Manchester were among the top five areas in the country which have seen the biggest week-on-week rise in infections.

Bolton saw a fall in cases for the week but it still has the second-highest rate in England, with 319.6 cases per 100,000 people in the week ending June 3.

Wigan’s infection rate is now 131.4 cases per 100,000 population.

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