Report published 12th October 2020

Cases data from week 3rd - 9th October 2020

Data extracted covering testing up to 9th October 2020 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 3031, an increase of 377 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 608.6 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 17.3%.

There has been a rapid and worrying increase in cases in Liverpool since the 1 September, when there were 94 cases per week, to the current level of 3031 cases per week.

Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 87% people were recorded as White British and 13% people were from a Black and Minority Ethnic background. The majority of cases (59%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 24% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 56% were female and 44% were male.

There is now a widespread community transmission of the virus in Liverpool, with new positive Covid-19 cases recorded mainly in the working age population.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Central (372 cases), Greenbank (161 cases), Riverside (122 cases), Everton (117 cases), Kirkdale (115 cases), Speke-Garston (113 cases), Princes Park (110 cases), Clubmoor (110 cases), Norris Green (110 cases) and Warbreck (108 cases). Compared to the previous week, confirmed cases in all wards mentioned have increased except for Riverside and Speke-Garston.

Between 3rd - 9th October there were 124 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 22.5% (n=29) 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

* 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 Weekly total 
Allerton and Hunts Cross 78
Anfield 74
Belle Vale 64
Central 372
Childwall 94
Church 92
Clubmoor 110
County 89
Cressington 98
Croxteth 95
Everton 117
Fazakerley 91
Greenbank 161
Kensington and Fairfield 80
Kirkdale 115
Knotty Ash 66
Mossley Hill 70
Norris Green 110
Old Swan 88
Picton 89
Princes Park 110
Riverside 122
St Michael's 49
Speke-Garston 113
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 89
Warbreck 108
Wavertree 87
West Derby 60
Woolton 53
Yew Tree 87
Total 3031