Current status in Wirral

Weekly data from the Office for National Statistics (published on 1 September 2021) showed there had been 82 registered deaths in Wirral, with 5 deaths due to COVID-19 in the latest 7 days. Total deaths from COVID-19 in Wirral are now 998.

Current cases in Wirral

In the 7 days to 28 August 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 967

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 28 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 298.1
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 28 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 26.5%
20-39 32.5%
40-59 26.9%
60+ 14.1%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 28 August 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 51.7%
Male 48.3%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 28 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 83.6%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 5.7%
Unknown 10.7%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 28 August 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

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Numbers of cases between 1 and 4 will only be indicated with ‘less than 5’ on the table. This is to minimise risk of people from being identified through this data.

Ward Number of cases
Liscard 61
Birkenhead and Tranmere 57
Bidston and St James 55
Rock Ferry 53
Bromborough 53
Leasowe and Moreton East 53
Seacombe 50
Wallasey 46
New Brighton 46
Hoylake and Meols 44
Clatterbridge 44
Upton 43
Bebington 41
Eastham 40
Oxton 39
Claughton 39
Pensby and Thingwall 38
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 36
Heswall 36
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 35
Prenton 31
West Kirby and Thurstaston 22

Vaccination rate

As of 2 September 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 83.2%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 76.6%

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service