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

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 1,259

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 8 October 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 388.2
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days
7.8%

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 8 October 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 47.5%
20-39 16%
40-59 23.1%
60+ 13.4%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 8 October 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 59.1%
Male 40.8%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 8 October 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 85.5%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 7.3%
Unknown 7.2%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 8 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 83
Heswall 75
Hoylake and Meols 75
Upton 66
Bromborough 65
Claughton 63
West Kirby and Thurstaston 63
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 62
Liscard 60
Prenton 60
Bebington 55
Rock Ferry 55
New Brighton 53
Leasowe and Moreton East 52
Seacombe 52
Eastham 48
Clatterbridge 47
Pensby and Thingwall 46
Wallasey 46
Birkenhead and Tranmere 44
Oxton 41
Bidston and St James 40

Vaccination rate

As of 13 October 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 79.7%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 74.9%

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.

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service