Report published 22nd February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 19th February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 794, a decrease of 254 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 159.4 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 8.4%. 

Of the 794 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 145 (18.3%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits. 

The majority of cases (52%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 33% 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, 81% people were recorded as White British and 19% 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 Speke-Garston (52 cases), Warbreck (51 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (43 cases), Princes Park (41 cases), Riverside (37 cases), Fazakerley (37 cases), Kensington and Fairfield (36 cases), Norris Green (31 cases), Allerton and Hunts Cross (30 cases) and  Clubmoor (29 cases).

Between 15th-21st February 2021 there were 164 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 37% (n=60) 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 7
Anfield 23 8
Belle Vale 23 <5
Central 19 <5
Childwall 14 <5
Church 7 <5
Clubmoor 29 <5
County 24 <5
Cressington 16 <5
Croxteth 23 <5
Everton 20 6
Fazakerley 37 <5
Greenbank 11 6
Kensington and Fairfield 36 7
Kirkdale 25 7
Knotty Ash 24 6
Mossley Hill 20 <5
Norris Green 31 <5
Old Swan 21 <5
Picton 26 6
Princes Park 41 9
Riverside 37 11
St Michael's 21 <5
Speke-Garston 52 7
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 43 <5
Warbreck 51 7
Wavertree 26 <5
West Derby 25 6
Woolton 22 <5
Yew Tree 17 <5
Total 794 145