BOLTON'S coronavirus infection rate has fallen again, government figures have revealed.

In the seven days up to June 14, the number of people per 100,000 people in the borough who produced a positive Covid-19 test was 274.0, less than 296.6, which was recorded on June 12.

Although the rate has significantly reduced from a peak of 452.8 cases per 100,000 people in the town in the week up to May 21, the current number is still more than three times higher than the national average of 81.3.

An extra 94 cases have been discovered in Bolton in the last 24 hours.

In the week up to June 14, 788 cases were detected.

NHS England no longer publishes updates on the number of coronavirus-related deaths at individual hospital trusts.

A total of 661 people have died at the Royal Bolton Hospital after testing positive for the virus.

The government has reported that a further 14 people have died across the UK after contracting coronavirus, in figures released at 4pm today.

A total of 127,970 people in Britain have died after having Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.

Meanwhile, more than 73.7m first and second doses of vaccines have now been administered.