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

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 1,196

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 7 October 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 368.8
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days
6.9%

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 7 October 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 47.8%
20-39 16.6%
40-59 22.7%
60+ 12.9%

Cases by sex

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

  Percentage of cases
Female 58.2%
Male 41.6%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 7 October 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 85.2%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 7%
Unknown 7.8%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 7 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 80
Heswall 77
Hoylake and Meols 73
Bromborough 64
Liscard 61
Upton 60
Claughton 58
West Kirby and Thurstaston 57
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 52
Rock Ferry 52
Prenton 51
New Brighton 50
Seacombe 50
Bebington 47
Eastham 48
Leasowe and Moreton East 46
Pensby and Thingwall 46
Clatterbridge 45
Wallasey 45
Bidston and St James 43
Birkenhead and Tranmere 43
Oxton 42

Vaccination rate

As of 12 October 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 83.8%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 78.7%

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