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 7 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 26 August 2021, the most recent day for which figures are complete.

The current level of cases in Wirral per week 938

Wirral COVID-19 infection rate

For the 7 days to 26 August 2021.

Number of infected people per 100,000 289.2
Percentage of all people tested
who tested positive in the last 7 days

COVID-19 infections by age group

For the 7 days to 26 August 2021.

Age group Proportion of all Wirral cases
0-19 26%
20-39 31.5%
40-59 27.4%
60+ 15.1%

Cases by sex

For the 7 days to 26 August 2021. Some cases did not have a gender recorded.

  Percentage of cases
Female 50.3%
Male 49.6%

Cases by ethnic background

For the 7 days to 26 August 2021.

Ethnic background Percentage of Wirral cases
White British 82.3%
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) or mixed heritage 6.1%
Unknown 11.6%

Number of COVID-19 cases by ward

For the 7 days to 26 August 2021. Increases and decreases are compared with numbers for the previous week.

Find out which ward you live in

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
Bromborough 63
Liscard 62
Rock Ferry 53
Seacombe 53
Bidston and St James 52
New Brighton 52
Bebington 48
Birkenhead and Tranmere 48
Leasowe and Moreton East 47
Wallasey 46
Upton 44
Eastham 42
Hoylake and Meols 42
Oxton 40
Clatterbridge 39
Prenton 34
Claughton 33
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 31
Heswall 29
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 29
Pensby and Thingwall 27
West Kirby and Thurstaston 19

Vaccination rate

As of 30 August 2021.

Percentage of people eligible in Wirral to have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination 83%
Percentage of people who have had two doses 76.3%

Statistics provided by the Wirral Intelligence Service