Report published 14th December 2020

Data extracted covering testing up to 11 December 2020 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 474, an increase of 29 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of COVID-19 in Liverpool is 95.2 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 2.2%.

474 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 82 (17.3%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (52%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 30% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 58% were female and 42% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 81% people were recorded as White British and 19% people were from a Black and Minority Ethnic background.

Compared to the previous week, we have seen a slight increase in rates of new infections in the city, the current 7 days rate remains high.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Picton (26 cases), Riverside (22 cases), Kensington and Fairfield (22 cases), Fazakerley (22 cases), Wavertree (21 cases), Everton (21 cases), Knotty Ash (21 cases), Church (19 cases) and Belle Vale (18 cases).

Between 7th-13th December 2020 there were 140 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 17% (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 11 <5
Anfield 15 <5
Belle Vale 9 <5
Central 24 <5
Childwall 9 <5
Church 15 8
Clubmoor 14 <5
County 11 <5
Cressington 10 <5
Croxteth 17 <5
Everton 17 <5
Fazakerley 17 <5
Greenbank 10 <5
Kensington and Fairfield 20 <5
Kirkdale 16 <5
Knotty Ash 24 <5
Mossley Hill 14 <5
Norris Green 21 <5
Old Swan 19 <5
Picton 32 11
Princes Park 19 <5
Riverside 27 <5
St Michael's 14 <5
Speke-Garston 9 6
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 10 <5
Warbreck 7 <5
Wavertree 25 6
West Derby 12 <5
Woolton 10 <5
Yew Tree 16 <5
Total 474 82