New town becomes worst-hit in England as 3 more places added to coronavirus watchlist

ENGLAND's coronavirus hotspot has been identified after a surge in coronavirus infections.

Greater Manchester went into a second lockdown at the end of the last month following a rise in new coronavirus cases. Over the last seven days, the English town Oldham has recorded 145 new cases.

According to Government figures, this means there are 61 new cases per 100,000 people in the local area making it the highest current rate in England.

Oldham has surpassed the likes of Blackburn with Darwen and Leicester, which became the first regional lockdown area in the UK....
source: Express

2020-08-11 00:20
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