The number of coronavirus cases in Stockport increased by 138 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.
A total of 48,073 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Stockport when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 10 (Wednesday), up from 47,935 on Tuesday.
The rate of infection in Stockport now stands at 16,340 cases per 100,000 people, far higher than the England average of 14,120.
Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 39,325 over the period, to 9,406,001.
There was also one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Stockport.
The dashboard shows 727 people had died in the area by November 10 (Wednesday) – up from 726 on Tuesday.
It means there have been 11 deaths in the past week, which is an increase on eight the previous week.
They were among 20,062 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 Stockport.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.
The figures also show that three-quarters of people in Stockport have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.
The latest figures show 206,489 people had received both jabs by November 9 (Tuesday) – 77% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.
Across England, 80% 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.