Current status in Wirral

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 17 August 2021) showed there had been 65 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 986.

Current cases in Wirral

In the 7 days to 17 August 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 917

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 17 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 282.7
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 17 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 26.5%
20-39 35.6%
40-59 24.9%
60+ 13.1%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 17 August 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 52.9%
Male 47%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 17 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 84.3%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 4.2%
Unknown 11.5%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 17 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
Birkenhead and Tranmere 61
Rock Ferry 55
Bebington 55
Leasowe and Moreton East 54
Seacombe 51
Prenton 48
Wallasey 48
Upton 47
Bromborough 47
Bidston and St James 45
New Brighton 43
Liscard 43
Clatterbridge 39
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 37
Heswall 36
Pensby and Thingwall 35
Claughton 30
West Kirby and Thurstaston 29
Eastham 29
Hoylake and Meols 27
Oxton 26
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 26

Vaccination rate

As of 22 August 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 82.6%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 75.1%

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service