Report published 28th September 2020

Cases data from week 19th-25th September 2020

Data extracted covering testing up to 25th September 2020 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1306, an increase of 577 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 262.2 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 15.2%.

There has been a rapid and worrying increase in cases in Liverpool since the 1st September, when there were 94 cases per week, to the current level of 1306 cases per week.

Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 90% people were recorded as White British and 10% people were from a Black and Minority Ethnic background. The majority of cases (56%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 27% 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.

There is now a widespread community transmission of the virus in Liverpool, with new positive Covid-19 cases recorded mainly in the working age population.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Speke-Garston (71 cases), Riverside (63 cases), Norris Green (61 cases), Central (57 cases), Fazakerley (54 cases), West Derby (53 cases), Clubmoor (51 cases), Greenbank (50 cases) and Kirkdale (50 cases). Compared to the previous week, confirmed cases in all wards have increased.

Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Weekly totalĀ 
Allerton and Hunts Cross 36
Anfield 34
Belle Vale 30
Central 57
Childwall 46
Church 44
Clubmoor 51
County 32
Cressington 43
Croxteth 33
Everton 40
Fazakerley 54
Greenbank 50
Kensington and Fairfield 39
Kirkdale 50
Knotty Ash 36
Mossley Hill 34
Norris Green 61
Old Swan 49
Picton 39
Princes Park 33
Riverside 63
St Michael's 36
Speke-Garston 71
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 40
Warbreck 38
Wavertree 44
West Derby 53
Woolton 36
Yew Tree 34
Total 1306