Report published 9th March 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 6th March 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 284, a decrease of 268 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 57 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 3.7%. 

Of the 284 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 73 (25.7%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (61%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 26% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 50% were female and 50% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 81% people were recorded as White British and 19% 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 high.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Norris Green (22 cases), Picton (21 cases), Warbreck (19 cases), Riverside (17 cases), St Michael's (15 cases), Speke-Garston (13 cases), Yew Tree (13 cases), Belle Vale (13 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (12 cases) and  Fazakerley (12 cases).   

Between 28th February - 6th March 2021 there were 145 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 21% (n=31) 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
Allerton and Hunts Cross 8
Anfield 10
Belle Vale 13
Central 7
Childwall <5
Church <5
Clubmoor 11
County 9
Cressington <5
Croxteth <5
Everton 10
Fazakerley 12
Greenbank <5
Kensington and Fairfield 11
Kirkdale <5
Knotty Ash 12
Mossley Hill 6
Norris Green 22
Old Swan 7
Picton 21
Princes Park 9
Riverside 17
St Michael's 15
Speke-Garston 13
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 12
Warbreck 19
Wavertree <5
West Derby <5
Woolton 5
Yew Tree 13
Total 284