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

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 965

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 19 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 297.5
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 19 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 26.8%
20-39 34.5%
40-59 24.2%
60+ 14.5%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 19 August 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 52.6%
Male 47.2%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 19 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 82.6%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 5.2%
Unknown 12.2%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 19 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
Liscard 59
Bidston and St James 57
Leasowe and Moreton East 54
Birkenhead and Tranmere 53
Prenton 53
Rock Ferry 53
New Brighton 51
Wallasey 50
Bromborough 49
Upton 49
Seacombe 47
Clatterbridge 46
Bebington 45
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 39
Heswall 37
Eastham 35
Claughton 34
Oxton 32
Pensby and Thingwall 32
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 31
Hoylake and Meols 26
West Kirby and Thurstaston 25

Vaccination rate

As of 24 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 75.2%

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service