Coronavirus has almost stopped rising in Oldham – with only a small increase found in the latest data.
The latest figures from Public Health England show that there were 234 cases in the area today.
Across the last week there have been 1,764 positive tests, meaning cases are rising by just 3.9 per cent.
Nationally cases are rising at a faster rate of 24.2 per cent.
Oldham recorded no deaths today which came within 28 days of a positive test for the virus.
There has been just one death in the area in the last week from Covid.
Across the UK there were 84 fatalities today and the death rate is rising by 50.6 per cent.
Figures also show that 145,280 people have had their first dose of the vaccine in Oldham, which is 74.9 per cent of adults.
Of these 115,265 have had their second dose to become fully vaccinated, which is 59.4 per cent of those eligible.
The latest data shows 621 second doses were given out on Wednesday, compared to just 161 first doses.
Across the UK 87.8 per cent of adults have had a first dose of the vaccine and 69.2 per cent are fully vaccinated, meaning Oldham is around 15 per cent behind the national average on the first dose and 10 per cent behind on the second.