Oldham records highest daily new COVID-19 cases since start of pandemic

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter OLDHAM has recorded its highest daily total of new coronavirus cases since the pandemic began as infections in town…

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Saddleworth School shut to Year 9 pupils for two weeks after confirmed Covid-19 case

SADDLEWORTH School is closed to Year 9 students until Thursday, September 24 after a pupil in that year tested positive for Covid-19. Headteacher Mike Anderson…

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COVID-19 cases in Oldham begin to decrease following targeted intervention in hotspot areas

CASES of coronavirus are continuing to plateau in Oldham, with the two largest hotspots recording steep falls.  In the last seven days to August 29,…

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Oldham politicians welcome Government backing to tighten restrictions and avoid local lockdown

OLDHAM’S council leader and three MPs have welcomed the Government’s agreement to tighten restrictions in the borough rather than impose a local lockdown. The number…

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