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, 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 163 cases per week (in the 7 days to 4 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 81 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 47.5
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days
2%

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 4 June 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 28.8%
20-59 62%
60+ 9.2%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 4 June 2021.

  Percentage of cases
Female 46.6%
Male 53.4%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 4 June 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 80.4%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage and Unknown 6.1%
Unknown 13.5%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 4 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
Bromborough 32
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 12
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 12
Heswall 11
Pensby and Thingwall 10
Rock Ferry 10
Wallasey 9
Eastham 8
Leasowe and Moreton East 8
Upton 8
West Kirby and Thurstaston 8
Hoylake and Meols 7
Bidston and St James 6
Liscard 6
Oxton Less than 5
Clatterbridge Less than 5
Claughton Less than 5
Prenton Less than 5
Bebington Less than 5
Birkenhead and Tranmere Less than 5
New Brighton Less than 5
Seacombe 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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Visit the Wirral Intelligence Service website for more detailed  COVID-19 statistics