Report published 27th January 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 24th January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 2559, a decrease of 1290 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 513.8 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 18%.

Of the 2559 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 460 (18%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (52%) 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 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 (149 cases), Speke-Garston (136 cases), Norris Green (129 cases), Fazakerley (127 cases), Riverside (106 cases), Kirkdale (101 cases), Anfield (96 cases), Clubmoor (94 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (92 cases) and Croxteth (91 cases).

Between 19th-25th January 2021 there were 249 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 48% (n=120) 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 89 21
Anfield 96 17
Belle Vale 67 17
Central 46 13
Childwall 85 16
Church 61 17
Clubmoor 94 11
County 76 17
Cressington 67 13
Croxteth 91 13
Everton 90 16
Fazakerley 127 26
Greenbank 50 14
Kensington and Fairfield 82 17
Kirkdale 101 13
Knotty Ash 80 15
Mossley Hill 58 6
Norris Green 129 16
Old Swan 80 14
Picton 52 11
Princes Park 90 19
Riverside 106 31
St Michael's 76 12
Speke-Garston 136 27
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 92 13
Warbreck 87 12
Wavertree 59 8
West Derby 75 10
Woolton 68 9
Yew Tree 149 16
Total 2559 460