Cases, control and testing
Report published 25th January 2021
Data extracted covering testing up to 22nd January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 2871, a decrease of 1327 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 576.5 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 18.9%.
Of the 2871 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 501 (17.5%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.
The majority of cases (50%) 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 52% were female and 48% 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 Yew Tree (173 cases), Speke-Garston (148 cases), Fazakerley (147 cases), Norris Green (136 cases), Kirkdale (126 cases), Riverside (125 cases), Princes Park (119 cases), Clubmoor (119 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (111 cases) and Anfield (100 cases).
Between 16th-22nd January 2021 there were 189 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 44% (n=84) 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
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|Ward name||Total weekly cases||Total weekly lateral flow test cases|
|Allerton and Hunts Cross||98||22|
|Kensington and Fairfield||88||15|
|Tuebrook and Stoneycroft||111||18|