Report published 29th September 2020

Cases data from week 20th-26th September 2020

Data extracted covering testing up to 26th September 2020 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1323, an increase of 501 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 265.6 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 15.7%.

There has been a rapid and worrying increase in cases in Liverpool since the 1st September, when there were 94 cases per week, to the current level of 1323 cases per week.

Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 89% people were recorded as White British and 11% people were from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background. The majority of cases (56%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 28% 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.

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 Speke-Garston (68 cases), Norris Green (66 cases), Riverside (59 cases), Central (59 cases), Fazakerley (57 cases), West Derby (53 cases), Kirkdale (50 cases), Clubmoor (49 cases) and Greenbank (49 cases). Compared to the previous week, confirmed cases in all wards have increased.

Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Weekly totalĀ 
Allerton and Hunts Cross 42
Anfield 34
Belle Vale 30
Central 59
Childwall 45
Church 44
Clubmoor 49
County 33
Cressington 44
Croxteth 32
Everton 39
Fazakerley 57
Greenbank 49
Kensington and Fairfield 39
Kirkdale 50
Knotty Ash 39
Mossley Hill 33
Norris Green 66
Old Swan 43
Picton 39
Princes Park 30
Riverside 59
St Michael's 39
Speke-Garston 68
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 45
Warbreck 41
Wavertree 46
West Derby 53
Woolton 40
Yew Tree 36
Total 1323