Report published 5th March 2021

Report published 5th March 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 2nd March 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 415, a decrease of 239 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 83.3 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 5.6%.

Of the 415 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 75 (18.1%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (58%) 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 46% were female and 54% 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 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 Warbreck (64 cases), Norris Green (27 cases), Speke-Garston (22 cases), Yew Tree (21 cases), Tuebrook and Stoneycroft (18 cases), Anfield (18 cases), Clubmoor (18 cases), Fazakerley (17 cases), Picton (17 cases) and Knotty Ash (17 cases).

Between 26th February - 4th March 2021 there were 112 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 23% (n=26) 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 13
Anfield 18
Belle Vale 12
Central 6
Childwall 5
Church <5
Clubmoor 18
County 14
Cressington <5
Croxteth 11
Everton 12
Fazakerley 17
Greenbank <5
Kensington and Fairfield 13
Kirkdale 6
Knotty Ash 17
Mossley Hill 7
Norris Green 27
Old Swan 10
Picton 17
Princes Park 6
Riverside 16
St Michael's 14
Speke-Garston 22
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 18
Warbreck 64
Wavertree 8
West Derby 7
Woolton 7
Yew Tree 21
Total 415