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 16 October 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 1,336

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 16 October 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 411.9
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days
8.4%

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 16 October 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 43.3%
20-39 15.6%
40-59 27.8%
60+ 13.3%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 16 October 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 58.2%
Male 41.7%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 16 October 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 82.7%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 6.6%
Unknown 10.7%
 

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 16 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 88
New Brighton 80
Heswall 75
Prenton 69
Wallasey 69
Claughton 68
Leasowe and Moreton East 67
Rock Ferry 67
West Kirby and Thurstaston 67
Bebington 66
Upton 66
Seacombe 62
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 58
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 56
Liscard 56
Bidston and St James 50
Birkenhead and Tranmere 49
Bromborough 49
Pensby and Thingwall 44
Clatterbridge 42
Eastham 40
Oxton 40

Vaccination rate

As of 21 October 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 80.3%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 75.2%

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