Report published 3rd February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 31st January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1663, a decrease of 919 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 333.9 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 14.2%.

Of the 1663 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 309 (18.6%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (51%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 31% 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), Norris Green (77 cases), Yew Tree (75 cases), Anfield (75 cases), Everton (75 cases), Fazakerley (73 cases), Kirkdale (73 cases), Allerton and Hunts Cross (70 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (67 cases) and Riverside (64 cases).

Between 27 January - 02 February 2021 there were 207 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 70 9
Anfield 75 17
Belle Vale 58 15
Central 37 6
Childwall 41 9
Church 33 <5
Clubmoor 46 6
County 61 16
Cressington 24 <5
Croxteth 51 13
Everton 75 18
Fazakerley 73 9
Greenbank 57 9
Kensington and Fairfield 55 10
Kirkdale 73 20
Knotty Ash 43 7
Mossley Hill 21 <5
Norris Green 77 8
Old Swan 48 12
Picton 54 10
Princes Park 43 7
Riverside 64 13
St Michael's 40 10
Speke-Garston 107 21
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 67 8
Warbreck 62 7
Wavertree 44 11
West Derby 60 12
Woolton 29 <5
Yew Tree 75 8
Total 1663 309