Cases, control and testing
Report published 12th March 2021
Data extracted covering testing up to 9th March 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 266, a decrease of 150 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 53.4 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 2.7%.
Of the 266 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 72 (27.1%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.
The majority of cases (64%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 22% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 50% were female and 50% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 77% people were recorded as White British and 23% people were from a Black, Asian and minority ethnic background.
Compared to the previous week the rate of new infections in the city has slightly decreased, however the 7-day rate remains high.
The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Picton (21 cases), Belle Vale (20 cases), Princes Park (18 cases), Norris Green (16 cases), Riverside (15 cases), Warbreck (14 cases), St Michael's (12 cases), Speke-Garston (11 cases), Yew Tree (11 cases) and Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (10 cases).
Between 5th-11th March 2021 there were 132 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 17% (n=22) 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
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|Ward name||Total weekly cases|
|Allerton and Hunts Cross||8|
|Kensington and Fairfield||8|
|Tuebrook and Stoneycroft||10|