Report published 29th January 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 26th January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 2173, a decrease of 1225 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 436.3 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 17.2%.

Of the 2173 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 401 (18.5%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (53%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 29% 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, 84% people were recorded as White British and 16% 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 (119 cases), Speke-Garston (114 cases), Fazakerley (101 cases), Riverside (91 cases), Norris Green (89 cases), Kirkdale (88 cases), Kensington and Fairfield (86 cases), Warbreck (86 cases), Allerton and Hunts Cross (85 cases) and Anfield (80 cases).

Between 22nd-28th January 2021 there were 240 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 49% (n=118) 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 85 17
Anfield 80 16
Belle Vale 61 14
Central 44 14
Childwall 69 14
Church 42 10
Clubmoor 75 12
County 74 18
Cressington 56 8
Croxteth 78 11
Everton 66 12
Fazakerley 101 17
Greenbank 56 13
Kensington and Fairfield 86 15
Kirkdale 88 15
Knotty Ash 66 7
Mossley Hill 46 6
Norris Green 89 12
Old Swan 61 15
Picton 49 14
Princes Park 75 16
Riverside 91 33
St Michael's 71 11
Speke-Garston 114 23
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 72 7
Warbreck 86 11
Wavertree 47 7
West Derby 67 14
Woolton 59 8
Yew Tree 119 11
Total 2173 401