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

Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Total weekly cases Total weekly lateral flow test cases
Allerton and Hunts Cross 98 22
Anfield 100 16
Belle Vale 78 20
Central 45 12
Childwall 92 20
Church 64 18
Clubmoor 119 13
County 86 15
Cressington 80 15
Croxteth 99 17
Everton 100 19
Fazakerley 147 31
Greenbank 52 16
Kensington and Fairfield 88 15
Kirkdale 126 18
Knotty Ash 89 17
Mossley Hill 67 13
Norris Green 136 11
Old Swan 85 11
Picton 52 6
Princes Park 119 21
Riverside 125 30
St Michael's 78 15
Speke-Garston 148 28
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 111 18
Warbreck 88 9
Wavertree 64 14
West Derby 86 12
Woolton 76 9
Yew Tree 173 20
Total 2871 501