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 590 cases per week (in the 7 days to 22 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 100,000 182.1
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 22 June 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 39.5%
20-39 37.1%
40-59 19.7%
60+ 3.7%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 22 June 2021.

  Percentage of cases
Female 51.4%
Male 48.6%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 22 June 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 84.6%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 6.1%
Unknown 9.3%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 22 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
Upton 46
Eastham 44
Prenton 38
Bebington 37
Seacombe 34
Birkenhead and Tranmere 33
Hoylake and Meols 32
Claughton 30
Clatterbridge 27
Leasowe and Moreton East 27
Rock Ferry 27
Wallasey 26
New Brighton 24
Bromborough 23
Liscard 21
Oxton 18
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 17
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 17
Bidston and St James 16
Pensby and Thingwall 16
West Kirby and Thurstaston 14
Heswall 13

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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