Covid cases rise in Oldham, but remains the lowest rate in Greater Manchester

Date published: 25 November 2021


The latest Covid data for Oldham shows 686 new cases identified, higher than the previous week’s total of 603.  

This means the town has a 7-day rate of 289 per 100,000 population which remains the lowest rate across Greater Manchester and remains lower than the England rate of 425 per 100,000.

In the last 4 weeks, secondary school-age children (between 10 and 19 years old) have the highest number of positive cases in the borought, followed by 30-39 year olds.

Around the town, over the last 7 days, the ward with the highest case rate per 100,000 was Failsworth West (490).  The ward with the lowest rate was Coldhurst (186).

As of 23 November,  161,795 of Oldham’s registered population have been vaccinated with their first dose, 147,684 vaccinated with their second dose,and 45,002 vaccinated with their booster dose.

You can Book a booster vaccine appointment if it's been 152 days (5 months) since your second vaccination.  Click or tap here to find out more about booster vaccine appointments in Oldham.


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