Report published 11th January 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 8th January 2021 shows that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 5301, an increase of 2258 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 1064.4 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 22.2%.

Of the 5301 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 1011 (19.1%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (57%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 28% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 53% were female and 47% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 90% people were recorded as White British and 10% people were from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background.

The rates of new infections in the city have been increasing at an alarming rate over the last 2 weeks and the 7 days rates are now higher than the peak values recorded during the second wave of the pandemic.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Riverside (267 cases), Warbreck (229 cases), Clubmoor (229 cases), West Derby (224 cases), Yew Tree (224 cases), Speke-Garston (221 cases), Childwall (214 cases), Belle Vale (205 cases), Knotty Ash (195 cases) and Norris Green (192 cases).

Between 3rd - 9th January 2021 there were 135 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 18% (n=24) were Covid-19 deaths.

* Positivity rate = total number of positive tests from all tests carried out in the last 7 days

Source: Public Health England Covid-19 Situational Awareness Explorer

Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Total weekly cases Total weekly lateral flow test cases
Allerton and Hunts Cross 178 42
Anfield 148 33
Belle Vale 205 42
Central 165 54
Childwall 214 42
Church 146 19
Clubmoor 229 30
County 146 26
Cressington 185 33
Croxteth 160 28
Everton 177 39
Fazakerley 189 38
Greenbank 105 21
Kensington and Fairfield 115 16
Kirkdale 190 38
Knotty Ash 195 36
Mossley Hill 164 32
Norris Green 192 24
Old Swan 177 26
Picton 119 25
Princes Park 136 34
Riverside 267 67
St Michael's 112 26
Speke-Garston 221 46
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 171 20
Warbreck 229 28
Wavertree 178 44
West Derby 224 35
Woolton 140 38
Yew Tree 224 29
Total 5301 1011