Report published 2nd March 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 27th February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 548, a decrease of 235 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 110 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 6.1%.

Of the 548 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 110 (20.1%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (55%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 28% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 47% were female and 53% 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 Warbreck (73 cases), Speke-Garston (49 cases), Clubmoor (26 cases), Norris Green (25 cases), Fazakerley (25 cases), Croxteth (23 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (21 cases), Kirkdale (21 cases), Anfield (20 cases) and County (20 cases).

Between 22nd - 28th February 2021 there were 124 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 32% (n=40) 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 15 <5
Anfield 20 <5
Belle Vale 18 <5
Central 8 <5
Childwall 13 <5
Church 7 <5
Clubmoor 26 <5
County 20 <5
Cressington <5 <5
Croxteth 23 7
Everton 17 <5
Fazakerley 25 <5
Greenbank 5 <5
Kensington and Fairfield 11 <5
Kirkdale 21 <5
Knotty Ash 14 <5
Mossley Hill 9 <5
Norris Green 25 <5
Old Swan 12 <5
Picton 18 6
Princes Park 11 <5
Riverside 17 6
St Michael's 12 <5
Speke-Garston 49 11
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 21 <5
Warbreck 73 6
Wavertree 13 <5
West Derby 17 6
Woolton 6 <5
Yew Tree 18 <5
Total 548 110