Liverpool City Region COVID-19
... and Important
Emergency Notices ...
can get daily major and
interesting news updates for the Liverpool City Region on our
free email news service, via signing up on:-
Formby Reporter. If you have any
updates to send in or any views on the posts on here, please
email us to:-
This page last updated on 05
Man charged with threatening
behaviour and assaulting a Police Officer
A Merseyrail passenger, Anthony
Baldwin, from Little Sutton, has been charged with threatening behaviour and
assaulting a Police Officer on a Merseyrail Train, heading to Liverpool Lime
Street Station. Mr Baldwin was then charged with assaulting a Police Officer and
threatening behaviour. This follows an incident that lead to British Transport
Police boarding a Merseyrail Train, at Liverpool Lime Street Station, at around
3.20pm, on Wednesday, 2 September 2020, in response to a report of a man
coughing at 2 passengers. The mobile phone footage below of the incident, has
been shared on social media, showing the male refusing to wear a mask and the
officer advising him to get off the train. When the passenger refused, a
struggle ensued and after giving a warning the Officer used pepper spray on the
passenger. More Officers then arrived and the man was taken off the train. We
are told that a complaint was later made to BTP’s professional standards
department, which is assessing the incident.
In England, anyone travelling on public
transport must wear a face covering under Covid-19 regulations, apart from
children under 11 and people with disabilities or certain health conditions. The
passenger said he had a:- "health condition" but did not say what it was in the
clip. It was not known at the time of publishing this item if this was proven to
true or not. We also stress that this video footage does not show the full
This incident has highlighted the
difficulties with legal enforcement of the mask rules and the issues Police
Officers along with those who do have disabilities or certain health conditions
face with the issues of enforcement.
Total UK cases COVID-19 cases
in and around Liverpool City Region
total number of UK
Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections that have been laboratory
confirmed, within the UK, has risen by 1,813 cases and the
total number now stand at 344,164, that includes tests
carried out by commercial partners which are not included in
the 4 National totals.
The number of COVID-19 associated UK fatalities added to the
total, was sadly reported to be 12 according to the
Department of Health. The total number of deaths of people
who have had a positive test result confirmed by a Public
Health or NHS laboratory is 41,549.
The number of COVID-19 patients currently in UK Hospitals:-
756. The current number of COVID-19 patients currently in
mechanical ventilation beds in UK Hospitals:- 69. Daily
number of COVID-19 patients admitted to UK Hospitals:- 124.
In England, there are a total of 297,071 confirmed cases.
North West - total of 54,949 confirmed cases.
The number of laboratory confirmed cases within the
Liverpool City Region are as follows:-
Liverpool, 2,957 confirmed cases.
Halton, 755 confirmed cases.
Knowsley, 1,101 confirmed cases.
Sefton, 1,741 confirmed cases.
St. Helens, 1,299 confirmed cases
Wirral, 2,302 confirmed cases.
The number of laboratory confirmed cases within
Local Authorities around the Liverpool City
Region are as follows:-
Blackburn with Darwen, 1,904
Blackpool, 1,114 confirmed cases.
Bolton, 2,590 confirmed cases.
Bury, 1,646 confirmed cases.
Cheshire East, 2,435 confirmed cases.
Cheshire West and Chester, 2,176 confirmed
Lancashire, 8,455 confirmed cases.
Manchester, 4,497 confirmed cases.
Oldham, 3,023 confirmed cases.
Preston, 1,494 confirmed cases.
Rochdale, 2,341 confirmed cases.
Salford, 1,924 confirmed cases.
Stockport, 2,022 confirmed cases.
Tameside, 2,017 confirmed cases.
Trafford, 1,742 confirmed cases.
Warrington, 1,462 confirmed cases.
Wigan, 2,378 confirmed cases.
WARNING - Some areas within England which are currently in Lockdown or
have Enhanced Restrictions
LOCKDOWN restrictions have been eased in:-
Stockport, Burnley, Hyndburn, parts of Bradford,
excluding Bradford City and Keighley Town, parts of
Calderdale, excluding:- Halifax, and parts of
Kirklees, excluding:- Dewsbury and Batley.
According to Government rules, people living in
these areas can now:-
Socialise in groups of up to 2 households indoors or
in private gardens
Stay overnight at somebody else's home but must try
to social distance
Book close contact services such as facials and brow
or eyelash treatments
Visit bowling alleys, roller rinks, soft play
centres and casinos
Measures were imposed at the end of July amid a rise
Stockport has joined Wigan in being allowed to have
2 households socialise indoors.
But in:- Bolton, Trafford, Manchester, Salford,
Rochdale, Bury and Tameside it is still banned. In
Oldham people are advised not to meet up with other
households outdoors as well.
Daily reported COVID deaths are now measured across the UK
as deaths that occurred within 28 days of the 1st
laboratory confirmed positive COVID test.
Daily and cumulative
numbers of COVID-19 patients admitted to Hospital. Data are
not updated every day by all 4 nations and the figures are
not comparable as Wales include suspected COVID-19 patients
while the other nations include only confirmed cases.
Previous 24hr Data
ALSO SEE OUR WEEKLY EDITION...
Published weekly, as normal...
to see it!
Help us stay online...
Become a Patron!
External links are selected
and reviewed when the page is published. However we are not
responsible for the content of external websites and links might
change. If you find a problem, please report it to us.