Report published 26th February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 23rd February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 650, a decrease of 225 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 130.5 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 7.5%.

Of the 650 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 142 (21.8%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (53%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 30% 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, 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 Speke-Garston (52 cases), Warbreck (51 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (42 cases), Princes Park (31 cases), Riverside (29 cases), Picton (28 cases), West Derby (28 cases), Croxteth (25 cases), Belle Vale (24 cases) and Clubmoor (24 cases).

Between 18th - 24th February 2021 there were 143 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 31% (n=44) 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 23 <5
Anfield 17 6
Belle Vale 24 <5
Central 14 <5
Childwall 16 <5
Church 7 <5
Clubmoor 24 6
County 20 6
Cressington 8 <5
Croxteth 25 <5
Everton 21 <5
Fazakerley 24 6
Greenbank 10 6
Kensington and Fairfield 19 <5
Kirkdale 21 <5
Knotty Ash 17 7
Mossley Hill 15 <5
Norris Green 21 <5
Old Swan 13 <5
Picton 28 9
Princes Park 31 7
Riverside 29 8
St Michael's 13 <5
Speke-Garston 52 8
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 42 <5
Warbreck 51 11
Wavertree 19 <5
West Derby 28 6
Woolton 7 <5
Yew Tree 11 <5
Total 650 142