Report published 9th October 2020

Report published 9th October 2020

Cases data from week 30th September - 6th October 2020

Data extracted covering testing up to 6th October 2020 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 2987, an increase of 900 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 599.7 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 24.7%.

Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 87% people were recorded as White British and 13% people were from a Black and Minority Ethnic background. The majority of cases (61%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 24% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 55% were female and 45% were male.

There has been a rapid and worrying increase in cases in Liverpool since the 1 September, when there were 94 cases per week, to the current level of 2987 cases per week.

There is now a widespread community transmission of the virus in Liverpool, with new positive Covid-19 cases recorded mainly in the working age population.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Central (405 cases), Speke-Garston (133 cases), Greenbank (132 cases), Kirkdale (130 cases), Riverside (128 cases), Everton (123 cases), Cressington (114 cases), Clubmoor (112 cases), Fazakerley (111 cases) and Warbreck (109 cases). Compared to the previous week, confirmed cases in all wards have increased except for St Michael's, West Derby and Woolton.

Between 1st and 7th October there were 134 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 21.6% (n=29) 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 Weekly totalĀ 
Allerton and Hunts Cross 72
Anfield 71
Belle Vale 71
Central 405
Childwall 93
Church 84
Clubmoor 112
County 78
Cressington 114
Croxteth 73
Everton 123
Fazakerley 111
Greenbank 132
Kensington and Fairfield 84
Kirkdale 130
Knotty Ash 71
Mossley Hill 66
Norris Green 97
Old Swan 71
Picton 89
Princes Park 85
Riverside 128
St Michael's 45
Speke-Garston 133
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 79
Warbreck 109
Wavertree 74
West Derby 57
Woolton 48
Yew Tree 82
Total 2987