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Cases of Covid-19 are creeping up in some areas of Oldham as borough continues to top region's infection rates

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Cases of Covid-19 are beginning to creep up in some areas of Oldham as the borough continues to have the highest infection rate in Greater Manchester.

Across the whole of Oldham, there were 150 cases in the week to April 15, up 13 infections from the previous week.

Twelve of the borough’s neighbourhoods saw case numbers increase.

The former hotspot area of Werneth has seen a big jump in cases, according to the latest hyper-local seven day data published by the government.

The neighbourhood went from 14 cases in the week to April 8, to 27 cases in the seven days to April 15.

This was followed by Alexandra Park, also a previous hotspot in the borough, which

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