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Updated: Wednesday 3 March 2021

Next update: Wednesday 10 March 2021

Covid-19 Cases 

Between 21 - 27 February Oldham has had 295 new cases identified, a decrease on the previous week total of 349. The total number of confirmed cases in Oldham now totals 21,674 a rate of 9141 per 100,000 population, the highest rate across Greater Manchester and the 13th highest rate across England.

 

Weekly infection rate

Between 21 - 27 February Oldham has a rate of 124 per 100,000 population, which has decreased from 146 the previous week. Oldham has the third lowest rate across Greater Manchester and remains higher than the England rate.

Area Name Total cases in last 7 days Rate per 100,000 in last 7 days
Oldham 295 124
Greater Manchester 3706 131
England 48276 86

We calculate the 7 day rate per 100,000 population by taking the total number of cases divided by Oldham’s population (237,110) x 100,000.

 

Age and Gender

Over the last 28 days, numbers of positive cases were highest in those in the working age population.

Source: Public Health England 
* Gender of 6 people is unknown/other

Ethnicity

Across all time periods, the highest number of cases have been in the White population, however cases remain high across all ethnic groups.

Source: Public Health England 
* Gender of 6 people is unknown/other

Ward Data

Over the last 7 days, the highest case rate per 100,000 was in Werneth. The lowest was in Saddleworth South.

Over the last 28 days, the ward with the highest rate was Werneth. The ward with the lowest rate was Saddleworth North.

Overall, the ward with the highest rate per 100,000 was Werneth. The ward with the lowest rate was Saddleworth South.

Covid-19 Cases per 100,000 population over the last 28 days to 26 February 2021 and Overall by Oldham Ward
Ward 7 Day rate per 100,000 population 28 Day rate per 100,000 population Overall rate per 100,000 population
Alexandra 87 473 8402
Chadderton Central 162 774 9894
Chadderton North 106 496 9192
Chadderton South 133 620 8293
Coldhurst 134 853 10375
Crompton 69 822 8243
Failsworth East 147 714 8701
Failsworth West 106 827 9207
Hollinwood 97 653 7427
Medlock Vale 112 712 8874
Royton North 183 793 9562
Royton South 148 785 9674
Saddleworth North 51 317 6228
Saddleworth South 49 385 5951
Saddleworth West and Lees 166 545 8731
Shaw 108 501 8946
St Mary's 153 579 11534
St James' 158 869 9391
Waterhead 97 657 9451
Werneth 200 878 12380
Oldham Overall 124 666 9140

Source: Public Health England & Office for National Statistics 2019 Mid-Year Estimates, Calculated by Oldham Council Public Health Intelligence
 

Map showing covid-19 cases per 100,000 population for the last 28 days leading up to 26 February 2021 and all time by Oldham Ward

Source: Public Health England & Office for National Statistics 2019 Mid-Year Estimates, Calculated by Oldham Council Public Health Intelligence.

Testing Data

Taking an average over the last 7 days the rate of testing was 314 per 100,000 population per day, this is broadly similar to 313 per 100,000 last week.

The testing positivity rate over the last 7 days was 7.4% which is lower than last week’s figure of 8.2%.

Please note that lateral flow testing for people who do not have symptoms are not currently included in these testing data

Deaths

In total, there has been a total of 688 COVID-19 deaths to Oldham residents, with 12 new deaths this week, a decrease from 26 deaths in the previous week.