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

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 964

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 21 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 297.2
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 25 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 26.9%
20-39 32.9%
40-59 25.6%
60+ 14.6%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 25 August 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 51.5%
Male 48.3%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 25 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 82.5%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 5.8%
Unknown 11.7%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 25 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 70
New Brighton 62
Bidston and St James 61
Seacombe 61
Bromborough 51
Rock Ferry 54
Leasowe and Moreton East 48
Wallasey 47
Bebington 45
Birkenhead and Tranmere 44
Eastham 43
Upton 43
Hoylake and Meols 38
Claughton 37
Oxton 37
Prenton 37
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 33
Clatterbridge 32
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 31
Pensby and Thingwall 29
Heswall 28
West Kirby and Thurstaston 20

Vaccination rate

As of 30 August 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 83%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 76.3%

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service