Current status in Wirral

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 3 August 2021) showed there had been 75 registered deaths in Wirral, with 2 deaths due to COVID-19 in the latest 7 days. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 976.

Current cases in Wirral

In the 7 days to 28 July 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 1,018

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 28 July 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 314.2
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 28 July 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 32%
20-39 40.4%
40-59 19.3%
60+ 8.3%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 28 July 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 53.1%
Male 46.7%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 28 July 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 84.5%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 5.7%
Unknown 9.8%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 28 July 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

Find out which ward you live in

Numbers of cases between 1 and 4 will only be indicated with ‘less than 5’ on the table. This is to minimise risk of people from being identified through this data.

Ward Number of cases
Rock Ferry 70
Birkenhead and Tranmere 68
Prenton 64
Bidston and St James 62
Seacombe 51
Leasowe and Moreton East 50
New Brighton 50
Wallasey 49
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 46
Upton 46
Bromborough 45
Clatterbridge 45
Claughton 45
Eastham 42
Liscard 42
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 41
Bebington 39
Hoylake and Meols 39
Heswall 34
Pensby and Thingwall 31
Oxton 29
West Kirby and Thurstaston 28

Vaccination rate

As of 2 August 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 83.2%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 72.7%

From 16 November 2020, Public Health England updated the way it records the location of people who test positive or negative for COVID-19

View more statistics at the Wirral Intelligence Service