Report published 2nd February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 30th January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1723, a decrease of 1018 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 346 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 15%.

Of the 1723 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 324 (18.8%) 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 51% were female and 49% 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 Speke-Garston (107 cases), Fazakerley (80 cases), Yew Tree (79 cases), Norris Green (77 cases), Anfield (71 cases), West Derby (69 cases), Everton (68 cases), Belle Vale (68 cases), Allerton and Hunts Cross (68 cases) and Kirkdale (67 cases).

Between 26th January-1st February 2021 there were 210 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 47% (n=98) 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 68 8
Anfield 71 12
Belle Vale 68 18
Central 32 6
Childwall 49 12
Church 43 8
Clubmoor 49 7
County 63 18
Cressington 27 <5
Croxteth 63 13
Everton 68 18
Fazakerley 80 9
Greenbank 54 11
Kensington and Fairfield 56 9
Kirkdale 67 20
Knotty Ash 48 7
Mossley Hill 20 <5
Norris Green 77 9
Old Swan 44 11
Picton 59 13
Princes Park 47 9
Riverside 66 17
St Michael's 46 9
Speke-Garston 107 20
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 62 6
Warbreck 64 9
Wavertree 42 9
West Derby 69 11
Woolton 35 7
Yew Tree 79 8
Total 1723 324