Report published 22nd January 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 19th January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 3375, a decrease of 1240 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 677.7 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 19.2%.

Of the 3375 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 629 (18.6%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (51%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 32% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 53% were female and 47% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 86% people were recorded as White British and 14% 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 (189 cases), Fazakerley (168 cases), Yew Tree (160 cases), Riverside (153 cases), Norris Green (152 cases), Kirkdale (152 cases), Everton (139 cases), Belle Vale (131 cases), Princes Park (125 cases) and Clubmoor (124 cases).

Between 15th-21st January 2021 there were 182 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 46% (n=83) 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 109 25
Anfield 104 17
Belle Vale 131 34
Central 60 13
Childwall 108 23
Church 97 20
Clubmoor 124 11
County 86 13
Cressington 108 18
Croxteth 118 23
Everton 139 30
Fazakerley 168 36
Greenbank 63 19
Kensington and Fairfield 85 14
Kirkdale 152 25
Knotty Ash 115 26
Mossley Hill 69 19
Norris Green 152 15
Old Swan 105 14
Picton 83 19
Princes Park 125 29
Riverside 153 33
St Michael's 76 14
Speke-Garston 189 34
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 118 24
Warbreck 104 14
Wavertree 85 21
West Derby 100 17
Woolton 89 15
Yew Tree 160 14
Total 3375 629