Current status in Wirral

The COVID-19 alert level: National Lockdown (Stay Local).

The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in Wirral is reducing, but still remains too high.

There is widespread community transmission, for example between family members, with new positive COVID-19 cases being seen each day across Wirral and in all age groups.

The current level is 61 cases per week (in the 7 days to 3 April 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete).

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 8 April 2021) showed there had been 80 registered deaths in Wirral. 1.3% of these (or 1 in actual numbers) were COVID-19 deaths. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 966.

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

Number of infected people per 100,000 19
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days
0.8%

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 3 April 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-9 3.4%
10-19 28.8%
20-29 8.5%
30-39 17%
40-49 13.6%
50-59 17%
60-69 3.4%
70-79 5.1%
80 and above 3.4%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 3 April 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

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Numbers of 5 or less will only be indicated with 'Less than 5' on the table. This to keep people's identities anonymous.

Ward Number of cases Increase or decrease on previous week
Rock Ferry 7 Increase
Prenton 6 Increase
West Kirby and Thurstaston 5 Increase
Pensby and Thingwall 5 Increase
Heswall 5 Increase
Hoylake and Meols 5 Decrease
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 5 Increase
Oxton 5 Increase
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 5 Increase
Eastham 5 No change
Clatterbridge 5 Increase
Claughton 5 No change
Wallasey 5 Increase
Leasowe and Moreton East 5 Increase
New Brighton 5 Increase
Seacombe 5 Increase
Bebington 5 Increase
Liscard 5 Increase
Bidston and St James 5 Increase
Bromborough 5 Decrease
Birkenhead and Tranmere 5 No change
Upton 5 Increase

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 3 April 2021.

  Percentage of cases
Female 53.3%
Male 45%
Unknown 1.7%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 3 April 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 72.1%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 16.4%
Unknown 11.5%

As of 16 November 2020, Public Health England (PHE) updated the way it records the location of people who test positive or negative for COVID-19. View GOV.UK for a more detailed explanation.

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Visit the Wirral Intelligence Service website for more detailed  COVID-19 statistics