Report published 9th February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 6th February 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1369, a decrease of 363 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 274.9 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 11.2%.

Of the 1369 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 255 (18.6%) 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 52% were female and 48% 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 Norris Green (79 cases), Warbreck (79 cases), Speke-Garston (70 cases), Everton (69 cases), Old Swan (65 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (61 cases), Princes Park (57 cases), Riverside (56 cases), Belle Vale (55 cases) and Anfield (55 cases).

Between 2nd-8th February 2021 there were 211 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 52% (n=109) 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 39 <5
Anfield 55 17
Belle Vale 55 13
Central 23 <5
Childwall 48 7
Church 23 <5
Clubmoor 50 12
County 29 <5
Cressington 31 8
Croxteth 38 8
Everton 69 14
Fazakerley 54 <5
Greenbank 43 7
Kensington and Fairfield 49 6
Kirkdale 44 8
Knotty Ash 30 7
Mossley Hill 22 <5
Norris Green 79 10
Old Swan 65 9
Picton 34 <5
Princes Park 57 12
Riverside 56 16
St Michael's 26 7
Speke-Garston 70 18
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 61 <5
Warbreck 79 8
Wavertree 29 11
West Derby 31 11
Woolton 27 <5
Yew Tree 53 10
Total 1369 255