Current status in Wirral

The COVID-19 alert level is: National Lockdown (Stay at Home).

The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 is currently extremely high.

There is widespread community transmission, for example between family members, with new positive COVID-19 cases being seen each day across Wirral and in all age groups.

The current level is 407 cases per week (in the 7 days to 14 February 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete).

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 16 February 2021) showed there had been 112 registered deaths in Wirral. 47.3% of these (or 53 in actual numbers) were COVID-19 deaths. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 850.

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

Number of infected people per 100,000 130
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 February 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-9 6.1%
10-19 8.4%
20-29 21.5%
30-39 18.7%
40-49 13.5%
50-59 19.5%
60-69 8.9%
70-79 1.7%
80 and above 1.5%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 14 February 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

Find out which ward you live in

Ward Number of cases Increase or
decrease on previous week
Seacombe 35 Decrease
Liscard 33 Decrease
New Brighton 30 Decrease
Bidston and St James 29 Decrease
Wallasey 25 Decrease
Claughton 22 Decrease
Rock Ferry 21 Decrease
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 20 Increase
Prenton 19 Increase
Bromborough 18 Decrease
Pensby and Thingwall 18 Decrease
Bebington 17 Decrease
Birkenhead and Tranmere 16 Decrease
Eastham 16 Decrease
Upton 16 Decrease
Leasowe and Moreton East 15 Decrease
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 13 Decrease
Clatterbridge 12 Decrease
Heswall 12 Decrease
Oxton 6 Decrease
Hoylake and Meols 5 Decrease
West Kirby and Thurstaston 5 Decrease

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 14 February 2021.

  Percentage of cases
Female 48.9%
Male 50.6%
Unknown 0.5%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 14 February 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 82.3%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 5.7%
Unknown 12%

As of 16 November 2020, Public Health England (PHE) updated the way it records the location of people who test positive or negative for COVID-19. View GOV.UK for a more detailed explanation.

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Visit the Wirral Intelligence Service website for more detailed  COVID-19 statistics