Report published 30th October

Cases data from week 21st-27th October 2020

Data extracted covering testing up to 27th October 2020 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 2044, a decrease of 739 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 410.4 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 15.6%.

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 majority of cases (52%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 27% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 56% were female and 44% 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, we have seen a slight decrease in rates of new infections in the city, however the current 7-day rate remains very high. The rate of new infections in older people is particularly worrying at the current very high level, resulting in increased pressure on hospitals and deaths from Covid for weeks to come.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Fazakerley (98 cases), Central (93 cases), Norris Green (91 cases), Allerton and Hunts Cross (86 cases), Greenbank (82 cases), Picton (81 cases), Riverside (80 cases), Clubmoor (80 cases), Warbreck (80 cases), Speke-Garston (78 cases) and Everton (78 cases).

Between 23rd-29th October 2020 there were 187 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 39% (n=73) 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

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Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Weekly total 
Allerton and Hunts Cross 86
Anfield 66
Belle Vale 55
Central 93
Childwall 61
Church 58
Clubmoor 80
County 42
Cressington 61
Croxteth 74
Everton 78
Fazakerley 98
Greenbank 82
Kensington and Fairfield 51
Kirkdale 66
Knotty Ash 77
Mossley Hill 44
Norris Green 91
Old Swan 38
Picton 81
Princes Park 68
Riverside 80
St Michael's 45
Speke-Garston 78
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 57
Warbreck 80
Wavertree 65
West Derby 70
Woolton 57
Yew Tree 62
Total 2143

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