Revealed: The areas with the highest and lowest Covid prices in Greater Manchester

The largest Covid-19 hotspot in the region has emerged in Wigan after cases more than doubled in a quarter of an hour.

The ten areas where the highest infection rates are recorded are in Wigan, Stockport, Bolton, Tameside and Rochdale.

Conversely, neighborhoods in Manchester, Salford, Oldham and Bolton have experienced the lowest prices in Greater Manchester.

READ MORE: Greater Manchester’s latest district-by-district infection rate as cases rise in SEVEN areas

There were eight areas in the urban area where the cases were in singles in the week leading up to 11 November.

Coronavirus ‘hotspots’ and ‘notspots’ can be revealed via an interactive map that maps the number of positive Covid-19 test results in each neighborhood across the country using government data.

It shows the number of infections per local area, divided into neighborhoods with about 7,000 people.

Highest areas with Covid

The number of new cases is then used to calculate the infection rate per 100,000 people.

Top is Astley, Blackmoor and Mosley Common in Wigan the rate was 953.7 with 81 cases.

That was an increase of 33 compared to the week before.

Next is Marple and Rose Hill in Stockport, where the rate was 713.4 per. 100,000 people, with 52 positive cases of the virus.

In third place is Dunscar and Egerton in Bolton, where there were also 52 cases, corresponding to a rate of 697.1.

The number of cases has increased by 24 since the last seven days.

The Tameside neighborhood in Carrbrook and Micklehurst is next with a rate of 650.6 and 47 new cases.

Worsley Mesnes and Hawkley , another Wigan area, is in fifth place with 47 cases, corresponding to a rate of 648.8.

Cheetham Fold and Gee Cross , also in Tameside, experienced a rate of 594.9 in the week to November 11 with 43 cases.

Heaton Mersey in Stockport is an area that has consistently appeared in the top ten hotspots, the next with an infection rate per. 100,000 of 592.5 and 47 cases.

Leigh West in Wigan is in eighth place with 47 cases and a rate of 589.6.

The only Rochdale neighborhood that gets into the top ten hotspots is Spotland Bridge, where the rate was 579.3 and 49 cases of the virus were reported.

In tenth place is Tyldesley south in Wigan with 47 cases and a rate of 563.4 per. 100,000.

Lowest areas with Covid

In the ‘notspots’ list is the area for University North andWhitworth Street in Manchester is again top.

It saw only eight cases, corresponding to a rate of 72.1 in the week to 11 November.

Next is Pendleton in Salford, where the frequency was 75 with only five occurrences of the virus recorded.

Salem in Oldham comes with six cases and a rate of 76.9 per. 100,000 people.



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A wave of Manchester neighborhoods follows, beginning with Piccadilly and Ancoats in fourth place with 19 cases and a rate of 96.4.

Next is Hulme Park and St George’s with seven cases and a rate of 103.6.

Also Belle Vue and West Gorton where its 11 cases corresponded to an infection rate of 105.7.

The Salford Quarter in Broughton Park is in eighth place with ha rate of 108.8 and eight cases.

Oldham Town South is the next with ten occurrences of the virus and an infection rate of 112.3.

Bolton area of Astley Bridge and Waters meeting had a rate of 123.2 for the week to 11 November with 11 new cases.

Last is Rumworth North , also in Bolton, where there were 11 cases and a rate of 124.8

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