Latest data show the age group with the highest Covid infections in Oldham

Date published: 18 November 2021

The latest Covid-19 figures for Oldham reveal that the 10-19 age bracket has the highest number of Covid infections in the borough.

In 4 weeks to 12 November, there were 493 cases in the high school age bracket, followed by the 40-49 age range with 390 cases.

Overall, the weekly infection rate for Oldham has fallen again, from 263 (per 100,000 population) to 253.  It means Oldham continues to have the lowest infection rate in Greater Manchester, and remains significantly lower than the England figure of 382.

Over the last 7 days, the ward with the highest case rate was Royton South (425).  The ward with the lowest rate was St Mary’s (146).

74% of Oldham's registered population have now received their booster (third) Covid jab, with 39,554 having been innoculated.

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