Report published 23rd February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 20th February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 773, a decrease of 199 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 155.2 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 8.2%.

Of the 773 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 141 (18.2%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (52%) 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 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 Warbreck (51 cases), Speke-Garston (45 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (43 cases), Princes Park (40 cases), Riverside (34 cases), Fazakerley (32 cases), Clubmoor (32 cases), Kensington and Fairfield (32 cases), Allerton and Hunts Cross (30 cases) and Norris Green (29 cases).

Between 16th-22nd February 2021 there were 174 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 36% (n=62) 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 6
Anfield 23 8
Belle Vale 26 <5
Central 17 <5
Childwall 16 <5
Church 6 <5
Clubmoor 32 <5
County 24 <5
Cressington 15 <5
Croxteth 24 <5
Everton 21 7
Fazakerley 32 <5
Greenbank 9 <5
Kensington and Fairfield 32 7
Kirkdale 24 7
Knotty Ash 24 8
Mossley Hill 16 <5
Norris Green 29 <5
Old Swan 21 <5
Picton 28 6
Princes Park 40 6
Riverside 34 9
St Michael's 21 <5
Speke-Garston 45 <5
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 43 <5
Warbreck 51 8
Wavertree 28 <5
West Derby 27 6
Woolton 18 <5
Yew Tree 17 <5
Total 773 141