Report published 16th February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 13th February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 965, a decrease of 418 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid--19 in Liverpool is 193.8 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 9.6%.

Of the 965 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 203 (21%) 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 51% were female and 49% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 83% people were recorded as White British and 17% 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 very high.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Fazakerley (71 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (56 cases), Belle Vale (48 cases), Speke-Garston (47 cases), Kirkdale (44 cases), Clubmoor (41 cases), Norris Green (39 cases), Kensington and Fairfield (38 cases), Princes Park (38 cases) and West Derby (35 cases).

Between 9th-15th February 2021 there were 162 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 38% (n=61) 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 27 7
Anfield 30 <5
Belle Vale 48 16
Central 19 <5
Childwall 26 8
Church 22 <5
Clubmoor 41 8
County 25 7
Cressington 24 <5
Croxteth 21 11
Everton 29 <5
Fazakerley 71 8
Greenbank 13 <5
Kensington and Fairfield 38 <5
Kirkdale 44 8
Knotty Ash 17 <5
Mossley Hill 13 <5
Norris Green 39 <5
Old Swan 27 <5
Picton 34 7
Princes Park 38 10
Riverside 35 6
St Michael's 27 7
Speke-Garston 47 19
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 56 10
Warbreck 33 6
Wavertree 34 11
West Derby 35 8
Woolton 23 <5
Yew Tree 29 <5
Total 965 203