Current status in Wirral

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 12 October 2021) showed there had been 60 registered deaths in Wirral, with 7 deaths due to COVID-19 in the latest 7 days. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 1,034.

Current cases in Wirral

In the 7 days to 6 October 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 1,084

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 6 October 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 334.2
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 6 October 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 48%
20-39 16.3%
40-59 21.9%
60+ 13.8%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 6 October 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 58.3%
Male 41.5%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 6 October 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 85.5%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 6.8%
Unknown 7.7%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 6 October 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

Find out which ward you live in

Ward Number of cases
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 74
Heswall 73
Upton 64
Hoylake and Meols 57
Bromborough 56
Liscard 52
West Kirby and Thurstaston 51
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 48
Rock Ferry 46
Claughton 45
Prenton 45
Seacombe 45
Bebington 44
Pensby and Thingwall 44
Eastham 43
Leasowe and Moreton East 43
New Brighton 42
Oxton 42
Wallasey 42
Birkenhead and Tranmere 41
Bidston and St James 38
Clatterbridge 38

Vaccination rate

As of 11 October 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 83.7%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 78.6%

Please note that these figures represent a slight reduction on previous days due to an increase in Wirral’s denominator (eligible population).

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service