Report published 15th October 2020

Cases data from week 6th-12th October 2020

Data extracted covering testing up to 12th October 2020 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 3266, an increase of 374 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 655.8 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 18.4%.

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 3266 cases per week.

Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 86% people were recorded as White British and 14% people were from a Black and Minority Ethnic background. The majority of cases (60%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 23% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 57% were female and 43% 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 (391 cases), Greenbank (194 cases), Princes Park (139 cases), Riverside (136 cases), Warbreck (127 cases), Everton (125 cases), Norris Green (125 cases), Picton (117 cases), Fazakerley (108 cases) and Croxteth (107 cases).

Between 08 - 14 October 2020 there were 142 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 23% (n=33) 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 Weekly total 
Allerton and Hunts Cross 77
Anfield 85
Belle Vale 68
Central 391
Childwall 91
Church 83
Clubmoor 93
County 90
Cressington 101
Croxteth 107
Everton 125
Fazakerley 108
Greenbank 194
Kensington and Fairfield 84
Kirkdale 100
Knotty Ash 76
Mossley Hill 72
Norris Green 125
Old Swan 91
Picton 117
Princes Park 139
Riverside 136
St Michael's 49
Speke-Garston 106
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 101
Warbreck 127
Wavertree 79
West Derby 94
Woolton 65
Yew Tree 92
Total 3266