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 637 cases per week (in the 7 days to 7 February 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete).

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 9 February 2021) showed there had been 140 registered deaths in Wirral. 46.4% of these (or 65 in actual numbers) were COVID-19 deaths. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 797.

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

Number of infected people per 100,000 205
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 February 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-9 4.1%
10-19 9.8%
20-29 15.0%
30-39 18%
40-49 15.1%
50-59 17.8%
60-69 11%
70-79 4.3%
80 and above 4.3%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

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

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Ward Number of cases Increase or
decrease on previous week
Bidston and St James 44 Decrease
New Brighton 42 Decrease
Clatterbridge 41 Decrease
Seacombe 41 Decrease
Upton 36 Decrease
Wallasey 36 Decrease
Liscard 34 Decrease
Bebington 32 Increase
Oxton 32 Decrease
Claughton 30 Decrease
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 27 Increase
Leasowe and Moreton East 26 Decrease
Rock Ferry 26 Decrease
Birkenhead and Tranmere 25 Decrease
Bromborough 25 Decrease
Eastham 24 Decrease
Heswall 22 Decrease
Pensby and Thingwall 21 Decrease
Hoylake and Meols 19 Decrease
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 19 Decrease
Prenton 18 Decrease
West Kirby and Thurstaston 8 Decrease

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 7 February 2021.

  Percentage of cases
Female 52.9%
Male 46.6%
Unknown 0.5%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 7 February 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 84%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 4.5%
Unknown 11.5%

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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.

    More COVID-19 statistics

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