Greater Manchester has been named an Enhanced Response Area as a result of the Delta Covid-19 Variant spreading in the city-region.

The variant spreads more easily from person to person. We are urging people to be cautious and to keep taking steps to stop the spread of coronavirus and variants, especially when meeting with people outside their household.

Wherever possible, you should try to:

  • Meet outside rather than inside where possible
  • Keep 2 metres from people that you do not live with, including family and friends who are not part of your household
  • minimise travel in and out of affected areas

You should also:

  • Get tested twice a week for free and isolate if the test comes back positive
  • Continue to work from home if you can
  • Get vaccinated when you are offered it
  • Follow all of the safety advice

We all need to play our part in stopping coronavirus.

Find out how Greater Manchester is responding to the pandemic, and what you can do to help.

Greater Manchester Living with Covid Resilience Plan (Word doc)

Covid-19 Test and Trace Privacy Notice - What we do with your data

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Weekly Mayoral COVID19 Press Conference

Press briefings from the Mayor of Greater Manchester and other leaders every Wednesday at 14.00

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Overall picture and health advice

The latest on the overall picture in relation to COVID-19

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Support for residents and vulnerable people

More on available support for residents and vulnerable people

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Information on how to volunteer in Greater Manchester

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Jobs and support for businesses and employees

How business in Greater Manchester can get help and support

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Public transport in Greater Manchester

Updates on public transport and service changes

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Ways to keep active

Advice on keeping active while taking part in social distancing

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Household Waste Recycling Centres

Information about Household Waste Recycling Centres

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Keeping in Touch

How to keep up with all the latest information and updates

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Support for homeless people

Information on the support available for homeless people in Greater Manchester

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Tenants and Landlords in the Private Rented Sector

Information for tenants and landlords in the private rented sector

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Support for parents, families and young people

Information for those with children at home and for young people

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Stay Safe Stay Well

Information on supporting residents to stay safe and well

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Offer support or request assistance

Online form to record offers of help and requests for assistance in relation to Covid-19

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Select Committee Responses

Responses to Government Select Committees

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VCSE sector

Information on support for the VCSE sector in Greater Manchester

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Greater Manchester's COVID-19 Management Plan: how we control outbreaks

Controlling outbreaks of Covid-19 in Greater Manchester

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Safely Managing Covid-19: Greater Manchester Population Survey results