Report published 5th February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 2nd February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1513, a decrease of 676 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 303.8 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 13.2%.

Of the 1513 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 272 (18%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (49%) 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, 86% people were recorded as White British and 14% 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 (101 cases), Warbreck (88 cases), Norris Green (80 cases), Yew Tree (75 cases), Everton (68 cases), Anfield (66 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (62 cases), Fazakerley (61 cases), Belle Vale (59 cases) and Riverside (58 cases).

Between 29th January - 4th February 2021 there were 221 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 51% (n=113) 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 53 7
Anfield 66 18
Belle Vale 59 18
Central 30 <5
Childwall 37 6
Church 26 <5
Clubmoor 44 <5
County 46 14
Cressington 16 <5
Croxteth 40 8
Everton 68 16
Fazakerley 61 <5
Greenbank 53 8
Kensington and Fairfield 51 11
Kirkdale 57 16
Knotty Ash 38 8
Mossley Hill 20 <5
Norris Green 80 8
Old Swan 51 8
Picton 44 <5
Princes Park 43 <5
Riverside 58 8
St Michael's 27 8
Speke-Garston 101 24
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 62 9
Warbreck 88 13
Wavertree 42 9
West Derby 49 8
Woolton 28 <5
Yew Tree 75 9
Total 1513 272