Report published 18th February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 15th February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 900, a decrease of 405 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 180.7 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 8.9%.

Of the 900 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 190 (21.1%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (51%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 31% 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, 85% people were recorded as White British and 15% 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 (63 cases), Speke-Garston (58 cases), Belle Vale (44 cases), Warbreck (40 cases), Clubmoor (38 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (36 cases), Riverside (36 cases), Norris Green (36 cases), Kirkdale (34 cases) and West Derby (33 cases).

Between 11th-17th February 2021 there were 177 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 38% (n=68) 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 30 9
Anfield 29 7
Belle Vale 44 14
Central 20 <5
Childwall 26 9
Church 12 <5
Clubmoor 38 6
County 24 <5
Cressington 28 <5
Croxteth 25 10
Everton 26 <5
Fazakerley 63 6
Greenbank 10 <5
Kensington and Fairfield 33 <5
Kirkdale 34 9
Knotty Ash 21 <5
Mossley Hill 12 <5
Norris Green 36 <5
Old Swan 23 <5
Picton 30 7
Princes Park 26 9
Riverside 36 8
St Michael's 26 <5
Speke-Garston 58 16
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 36 <5
Warbreck 40 6
Wavertree 30 12
West Derby 33 8
Woolton 25 <5
Yew Tree 26 <5
Total 900 190