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Covid-19 Update and Local Testing Options

by timpickstone on 9 October, 2020

Bury Council and NHS have issued the following update on Covid-19 cases in Bury (8 October 2020)

The four-week summary in Bury:
Week ending 3 October: infection rate 277.5 (530 new cases)
Week ending 26 September: infection rate 224.6 (429 new cases)
Week ending 19 September: infection rate 165.5 (316 new cases)
Week ending 12 September: infection rate 101.1 (193 new cases)

The full update for the week is here.

Local Testing Options
(Please note this is correct at 9 October 2020, for the latest local and national options and booking information go to: https://www.bury.gov.uk/coronavirus-testing or call 0161 253 5515.

Please only request a test if you have symptoms – a high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss or change to sense of smell or taste. Get tested within the first 3-5 days of symptoms.

  • Walk-through testing centres (no appointment needed) at the Mosses Centre and Chesham Fold, 10am-3pm, Mon-Fri
  • Drive-through testing (by appointment) at Waterfold Business Park
  • Department for Health & Social Care testing centres (by appointment):
  • Tests at regional sites/home test kits are also available.
  • In addition to the above, there will be a mobile testing unit (by appointment) at Foundry Street,Bury, 10.30am-3.30pm, Mon 12th and Tues 13th Oct.
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