The number of coronavirus cases in Bolton increased by 121 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and two more deaths were recorded.
A total of 47,137 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Bolton when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on October 26 (Tuesday), up from 47,016 on Monday.
The rate of infection in Bolton now stands at 16,353 cases per 100,000 people, far higher than the England average of 13,310.
Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 43,453 over the period, to 8,853,227.
There were also two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Bolton.
The dashboard shows 814 people had died in the area by October 26 (Tuesday) – up from 812 on Monday.
It means there have been two deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on seven the previous week.
They were among 19,717 deaths recorded across the North West.
The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Bolton.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.
The figures also show that more than two-thirds of people in Bolton have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.
The latest figures show 184,815 people had received both jabs by October 25 (Monday) – 69% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.
Across England, 79% of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.
Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.