Current status in Wirral

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 10 August 2021) showed there had been 71 registered deaths in Wirral, with 5 deaths due to COVID-19 in the latest 7 days. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 981.

Current cases in Wirral

In the 7 days to 12 August 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 915

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 12 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 282.1
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 12 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 25.8%
20-39 40.4%
40-59 23.5%
60+ 10.3%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 12 August 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 54.1%
Male 45.5%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 12 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 86.2%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 4.2%
Unknown 9.6%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 12 August 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

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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
Bidston and St James 69
Birkenhead and Tranmere 69
Claughton 66
Seacombe 56
Rock Ferry 48
Prenton 48
Upton 47
Bebington 43
Wallasey 41
Liscard 41
Oxton 40
Bromborough 39
Leasowe and Moreton East 38
Clatterbridge 38
New Brighton 37
Hoylake and Meols 34
West Kirby and Thurstaston 31
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 31
Eastham 27
Pensby and Thingwall 24
Heswall 21
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 17

Vaccination rate

As of 17 August 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 82.2%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 74.2%

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service