Current status in Wirral

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 19 October 2021) showed there had been 83 registered deaths in Wirral, with 6 deaths due to COVID-19 in the latest 7 days. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 1,040.

Current cases in Wirral

In the 7 days to 13 October 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 1,375

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 13 October 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 423.9
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

UKHSA (formerly PHE) are no longer updating the above positivity percentage figure on a daily basis and so the figure quoted on Monday, Wednesday and Friday reports will be the latest available.

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 13 October 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 43.3%
20-39 16.1%
40-59 27.9%
60+ 12.7%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 13 October 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 59.6%
Male 40.3%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 13 October 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 84.2%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 6.6%
Unknown 9.2%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 13 October 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

Find out which ward you live in

Ward Number of cases
Hoylake and Meols 92
Prenton 80
West Kirby and Thurstaston 78
Claughton 77
Upton 75
Heswall 74
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 68
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 68
Wallasey 67
Leasowe and Moreton East 66
Bebington 55
New Brighton 64
Liscard 62
Rock Ferry 62
Bromborough 56
Seacombe 52
Bidston and St James 49
Birkenhead and Tranmere 49
Clatterbridge 44
Oxton 41
Pensby and Thingwall 41
Eastham 38

Vaccination rate

As of 18 October 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 79.9%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 75%

12-15-year olds have now been included into the eligible population for a COVID-19 vaccine, this increase in the denominator (total eligible population) in turn decreases the cumulative percentages of first and second COVID-19 vaccinations seen previously.

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service