Current status in Wirral

The COVID-19 alert level: Roadmap Stage 3, Reopening Safely.

The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in Wirral is now lower than during the peak month of January 2021, but cases are now increasing once again and the virus remains a serious threat.

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

The current level is 250 cases per week (in the 7 days to 11 June 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete).

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 8 June 2021) showed there had been 61 registered deaths in Wirral, with no COVID-19 deaths in that 7 days. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 970.

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

Number of infected people per 100,000 68.8
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 11 June 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 30.8%
20-39 46.8%
40-59 18.4%
60+ 4%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 11 June 2021.

  Percentage of cases
Female 44.4%
Male 55.6%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 11 June 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 80%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 8.8%
Unknown 11.2%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 11 June 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

Find out which ward you live in

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
Hoylake and Meols 20
Prenton 18
Rock Ferry 18
Leasowe and Moreton East 17
Bebington 16
Bromborough 13
Heswall 13
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 12
Pensby and Thingwall 12
Wallasey 12
West Kirby and Thurstaston 12
Eastham 11
Bidston and St James 11
Upton 10
Birkenhead and Tranmere 10
Claughton 8
New Brighton 7
Clatterbridge 7
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 7
Oxton 6
Seacombe Less than 5
Liscard Less than 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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