Report published 6th October 2020

Cases data from week 27th September - 3rd October 2020

Data extracted covering testing up to 3rd October 2020 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 2570, an increase of 951 cases on the previous week.

The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 516 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 23.2%.

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 2570 cases per week.

Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 87% people were recorded as White British and 13% people were from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background. The majority of cases (62%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 22% 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.

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 (362 cases), Speke-Garston (125 cases), Riverside (117 cases), Kirkdale (112 cases), Fazakerley (105 cases), Warbreck (102 cases), Everton (99 cases), Greenbank (97 cases), Cressington (95 cases) and Church (92 cases). Compared to the previous week, confirmed cases in all wards have increased except for Norris Green, West Derby, St. Michael's and Old Swan.

Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Weekly totalĀ 
Allerton and Hunts Cross 60
Anfield 57
Belle Vale 60
Central 362
Childwall 78
Church 92
Clubmoor 86
County 59
Cressington 95
Croxteth 60
Everton 99
Fazakerley 105
Greenbank 97
Kensington and Fairfield 66
Kirkdale 112
Knotty Ash 65
Mossley Hill 51
Norris Green 80
Old Swan 56
Picton 89
Princes Park 62
Riverside 117
St Michael's 43
Speke-Garston 125
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 58
Warbreck 102
Wavertree 62
West Derby 57
Woolton 53
Yew Tree 62
Total 2570