Oldham and Salford have become new hotspots for coronavirus infections in Greater Manchester, according to the latest government statistics.
Figures released yesterday show an alarming spike in the number of people who tested positive for Covid-19 across the region.
There were 449 new cases in Greater Manchester – taking the total since the pandemic began to 8,111.
It is the second biggest daily increase reported so far, and the data shows that some areas of Greater Manchester are showing particularly large numbers of new cases.
Oldham and Salford have become new hotspots for Covid-19 infections in Greater Manchester