Report published 25th February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 22nd February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 708, a decrease of 205 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 142.2 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 7.6%.

Of the 708 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 130 (18.4%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (52%) 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 51% were female and 49% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 79% people were recorded as White British and 21% 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 Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (47 cases), Speke-Garston (44 cases), Warbreck (40 cases), Princes Park (38 cases), Fazakerley (35 cases), Riverside (29 cases), West Derby (28 cases), Picton (27 cases), Kensington and Fairfield (27 cases) and Clubmoor (26 cases).

Between 17th-23rd February 2021 there were 147 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 33% (n=49) 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 25 <5
Anfield 21 <5
Belle Vale 24 <5
Central 17 <5
Childwall 15 <5
Church 7 <5
Clubmoor 26 6
County 24 <5
Cressington 8 <5
Croxteth 25 <5
Everton 23 6
Fazakerley 35 6
Greenbank 9 6
Kensington and Fairfield 27 <5
Kirkdale 25 <5
Knotty Ash 21 8
Mossley Hill 16 <5
Norris Green 22 <5
Old Swan 17 <5
Picton 27 6
Princes Park 38 6
Riverside 29 7
St Michael's 18 <5
Speke-Garston 44 <5
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 47 6
Warbreck 40 6
Wavertree 24 <5
West Derby 28 8
Woolton 11 <5
Yew Tree 15 <5
Total 708 130