2,102 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Bury, according to the latest figures from the government.

This is an increase of 149 cases from September 17 to 20 from the latest stats available on the government website.

The equates to 1,100.6 cases per 100,000 people, which is lower than neighbouring Bolton which has a rate of 1,344.5 equaling to 3,866 cases overall.

There were 201 positive cases in Bury in the seven days leading up to September 15 meaning an infection rate of 105.2 per 100,000 residents in those days.

In neighbouring Bolton, 546 new cases were recorded in the seven days to September 15 – the equivalent of 189.9 per 100,000 people.

No further deaths have been recorded from the virus in Bur but a further 18 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Sunday in the rest UK.