Current status in Wirral

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 10 August 2021) showed there had been 71 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 981.

Current cases in Wirral

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

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 895

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 7 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 275.9
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 7 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 23.2%
20-39 43.4%
40-59 23.9%
60+ 9.5%

Cases by sex

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

  Percentage of cases
Female 52.7%
Male 46.7%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 7 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 85%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 4.5%
Unknown 10.5%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 7 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 91
Birkenhead and Tranmere 71
Prenton 54
Seacombe 53
Leasowe and Moreton East 52
Liscard 48
Oxton 48
Bromborough 45
Upton 43
Rock Ferry 41
Bebington 40
Claughton 40
Eastham 37
New Brighton 35
West Kirby and Thurstaston 32
Heswall 28
Clatterbridge 27
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 26
Wallasey 26
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 22
Pensby and Thingwall 16
Hoylake and Meols 15

Vaccination rate

As of 11 August 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 81.6%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 72.3%

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service