Two boroughs in Greater Manchester have recorded an infection rate of over 600 for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
Oldham and Wigan now have the highest infection rates across the 10 boroughs, at 625.4 and 601.9 respectively, as of October 22.
It is the first time any borough in the region has recorded a rate of infection over 600 cases per 100,000 people since March.
However, it is important to mention that community testing was not widely available at the beginning of the coronavirus…
Six residents die after coronavirus outbreak at Scots care home – Daily Record
Health chiefs confirmed the deadly outbreak at the Alma McFadyen Care Centre in Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway.
Six vulnerable residents have died at a Scots care home at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak.
Health chiefs confirmed the sad news the deadly cluster took hold at the Alma McFadyen Care Centre in Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway.
Bosses say correct protocols for dealing with the virus were in place at the 24-bed home, with measures being implemented.
A spokesman for Dumfries and Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership said: This is obviously a very upsetting and concerning situation,…
The most common Covid symptom revealed – and it’s NOT a dry cough – The Sun
KNOWING the key coronavirus symptoms has been crucial to getting a handle on the pandemic.
As the outbreak developed experts warned that we should watch out for a new persistent dry cough, a high temperature and later, a loss of taste and smell.
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A common symptom of the coronavirus is a new persistent coughCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Anosmia – which is the official term for a loss of taste and smell, was added to the official NHS Covid-19…
Sheerness: What lockdown looks like in the most COVID infected part of Kent – Kent Live
We sent a photographer to the most infected place in Kent to find out how aware people were of the need to social distance
We sent a photographer to the most infected place in Kent to find out how aware people were of the need to social distanceSwale may not be the most infected area of the country anymore according to the latest government data but its rate continues to climb.
The district, which encompasses Faversham, Sittingbourne and the Isle of Sheppey, currently has an infection rate of 565.0.
Staggeringly, this puts Swale more than 300 points above England’s national average of 240.7.
With lockdown set to end…
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