Report published 8th February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 5th February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1371, a decrease of 432 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 275.3 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 12.1%.

Of the 1371 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 264 (19.3%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (50%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 32% 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 (83 cases), Warbreck (78 cases), Norris Green (74 cases), Everton (64 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (60 cases), Old Swan (59 cases), Fazakerley (59 cases), Yew Tree (54 cases), Riverside (53 cases) and Anfield (53 cases).

Between 1st - 7th February 2021 there were 213 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 48% (n=103) 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 41 <5
Anfield 53 20
Belle Vale 49 14
Central 23 <5
Childwall 51 9
Church 27 <5
Clubmoor 46 11
County 32 9
Cressington 32 9
Croxteth 41 7
Everton 64 12
Fazakerley 59 <5
Greenbank 44 8
Kensington and Fairfield 51 6
Kirkdale 44 11
Knotty Ash 32 8
Mossley Hill 22 <5
Norris Green 74 9
Old Swan 59 10
Picton 35 <5
Princes Park 51 11
Riverside 53 16
St Michael's 28 8
Speke-Garston 83 22
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 60 <5
Warbreck 78 7
Wavertree 26 8
West Derby 33 11
Woolton 26 <5
Yew Tree 54 8
Total 1371 264