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

Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Total weekly cases
Allerton and Hunts Cross 8
Anfield 6
Belle Vale 20
Central 9
Childwall <5
Church <5
Clubmoor 10
County 10
Cressington <5
Croxteth <5
Everton 10
Fazakerley 8
Greenbank 6
Kensington and Fairfield 8
Kirkdale 6
Knotty Ash 8
Mossley Hill <5
Norris Green 16
Old Swan 7
Picton 21
Princes Park 18
Riverside 15
St Michael's 12
Speke-Garston 11
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 10
Warbreck 14
Wavertree <5
West Derby <5
Woolton <5
Yew Tree 11
Total 266