Report published 4th February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 1st February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1539, a decrease of 848 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 309 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 13.6%.  

Of the 1539 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 276 (17.9%) 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 52% were female and 48% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 85% people were recorded as White British and 15% 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 (100 cases), Norris Green (77 cases), Yew Tree (72 cases), Anfield (69 cases), Kirkdale (69 cases), Everton (68 cases), Riverside (66 cases), Fazakerley (66 cases), Warbreck (63 cases) and  Belle Vale (62 cases).  

Between 28th January-3rd 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 59 9
Anfield 69 19
Belle Vale 62 18
Central 31 <5
Childwall 40 7
Church 27 <5
Clubmoor 45 <5
County 49 15
Cressington 15 <5
Croxteth 44 8
Everton 68 18
Fazakerley 66 7
Greenbank 45 9
Kensington and Fairfield 50 7
Kirkdale 69 16
Knotty Ash 45 8
Mossley Hill 21 <5
Norris Green 77 8
Old Swan 51 10
Picton 47 <5
Princes Park 38 <5
Riverside 66 11
St Michael's 35 8
Speke-Garston 100 20
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 61 8
Warbreck 63 11
Wavertree 41 11
West Derby 54 7
Woolton 29 <5
Yew Tree 72 8
Total 1539 276