Current status in Wirral

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 24 August 2021) showed there had been 64 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 991.

Current cases in Wirral

In the 7 days to 18 August 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 934

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 18 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 288
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 18 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 26.6%
20-39 34.6%
40-59 24.6%
60+ 14.2%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 18 August 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 52.2%
Male 47.6%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 18 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 83.2%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 4.7%
Unknown 12.1%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 18 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 56
Rock Ferry 56
Bidston and St James 52
Prenton 52
Leasowe and Moreton East 49
Seacombe 49
Upton 49
Liscard 48
Bebington 47
Bromborough 47
Clatterbridge 47
New Brighton 47
Wallasey 46
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 39
Heswall 38
Eastham 32
Pensby and Thingwall 32
Oxton 31
Claughton 30
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 29
Hoylake and Meols 26
West Kirby and Thurstaston 24

Vaccination rate

As of 23 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