The latest Covid infection hotspots in Oldham

Date published: 15 April 2021

The latest available Covid-19 data shows Oldham has reported a drop in cases.

Oldham reported 135 cases in the week between 4 April and 10 April, a drop on the previous week's total of 173.

The borough continues to have one of the highest 7-day-rates across Greater Manchester at 57 (per 100,000).  This remains significantly higher than the UK average, though urban towns and cities tend to have higher rates as their populations tend to be higher.

In terms of detailed ward information, Chadderton South shows the highest 7-day rate at 97, followed by Medlock Vale (98), Saddleworth South (89) and Werneth (86).

Over the last 28 days, the ward with the highest rate was St Mary's (592). The ward with the lowest rate was Saddleworth North (123).

The latest 7-day average for the number of beds currently occupied with Covid-19 patients is 34 – down from 40 in the previous update.

The vaccination programme continues to beat targets.  As of 11 April, 107,396 of Oldham’s registered population aged 18 or over, have been received their first dose.

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