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 extremely high 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 394 cases per week (in the 7 days to 16 June 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete).

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 22 June 2021) showed there had been 58 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 100,000 121.6
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 16 June 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 39.8%
20-39 38.6%
40-59 17.8%
60+ 3.8%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 16 June 2021.

  Percentage of cases
Female 49%
Male 51%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 16 June 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 79.2%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 8.4%
Unknown 12.4%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 16 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
Eastham 28
Claughton 27
Leasowe and Moreton East 27
Prenton 25
Rock Ferry 24
Seacombe 23
Upton 23
Wallasey 23
Bebington 20
Hoylake and Meols 18
West Kirby and Thurstaston 17
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 15
Bidston and St James 13
Birkenhead and Tranmere 13
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 13
Heswall 13
Pensby and Thingwall 13
Bromborough 12
Clatterbridge 12
New Brighton 12
Oxton 10
Liscard 9

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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