Report published 26th January 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 23rd January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 2704, a decrease of 1336 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 542.9 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 18.3%.

Of the 2704 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 489 (18.1%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (51%) 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 53% were female and 47% 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 (162 cases), Speke-Garston (143 cases), Fazakerley (135 cases), Norris Green (130 cases), Kirkdale (121 cases), Riverside (119 cases), Clubmoor (103 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (102 cases), Princes Park (98 cases) and Anfield (95 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 91 23
Anfield 95 17
Belle Vale 73 17
Central 46 13
Childwall 88 19
Church 62 15
Clubmoor 103 11
County 80 16
Cressington 74 14
Croxteth 92 15
Everton 95 18
Fazakerley 135 33
Greenbank 53 17
Kensington and Fairfield 82 18
Kirkdale 121 14
Knotty Ash 85 17
Mossley Hill 66 12
Norris Green 130 16
Old Swan 84 13
Picton 47 8
Princes Park 98 19
Riverside 119 31
St Michael's 76 15
Speke-Garston 143 26
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 102 14
Warbreck 88 10
Wavertree 61 10
West Derby 78 10
Woolton 75 11
Yew Tree 162 17
Total 2704 489