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 521 cases per week (in the 7 days to 10 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 100,000 179
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 10 February 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-9 5.4%
10-19 11.5%
20-29 19.1%
30-39 18.8%
40-49 12.5%
50-59 18.1%
60-69 10%
70-79 3.1%
80 and above 2.1%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 10 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
New Brighton 39 Decrease
Seacombe 35 Decrease
Bidston and St James 33 Decrease
Liscard 32 Decrease
Upton 32 Decrease
Clatterbridge 30 Decrease
Rock Ferry 29 Decrease
Oxton 26 Decrease
Bromborough 25 Decrease
Wallasey 25 Decrease
Bebington 24 Decrease
Birkenhead and Tranmere 24 Decrease
Pensby and Thingwall 24 Increase
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 23 No change
Leasowe and Moreton East 21 Decrease
Claughton 18 Decrease
Prenton 18 Decrease
Eastham 16 Decrease
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 15 Decrease
Heswall 10 Decrease
Hoylake and Meols 9 Decrease
West Kirby and Thurstaston 8 Decrease

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 10 February 2021.

  Percentage of cases
Female 50.3%
Male 49.3%
Unknown 0.4%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 10 February 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 82.3%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 6.2%
Unknown 11.5%

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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    More COVID-19 statistics

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