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 14 August 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 963

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 14 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 296.9
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 14 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 26%
20-39 37.9%
40-59 23.6%
60+ 12.6%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 14 August 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 5%
Male 46.7%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 14 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 84.9%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 4.2%
Unknown 10.9%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 14 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 71
Birkenhead and Tranmere 59
Wallasey 59
Claughton 56
Bebington 52
Rock Ferry 50
Liscard 48
Seacombe 48
Clatterbridge 47
Leasowe and Moreton East 47
Prenton 47
Upton 46
Bromborough 41
New Brighton 41
Oxton 37
Eastham 34
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 34
Pensby and Thingwall 32
Hoylake and Meols 31
West Kirby and Thurstaston 30
Heswall 24
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 20

Vaccination rate

As of 18 August 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 82.3%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 74.4%

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service