Liverpool City Region COVID-19 Updates - 2020-11-07

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This page last updated on 7 November 2020

Virtual Remembrance Services 2020 for the Sefton Area

SEFTON will once again pay tribute to those who have given their life during conflict, with a special virtual Remembrance broadcast, at 10.58am, on Remembrance Sunday, 8 November 2020. This is a special recorded broadcast, produced by Sefton Council, that will be shown across the Local Authority's social media channels. While traditional Remembrance services across Merseyside are unable to take place this will allow the public to pay tribute to members of the Armed Forces past and present.

Wreaths will be laid at war memorials across the borough by representatives from Sefton Council, including the Mayor of Sefton, the Leader of the Council, Cabinet Members and ward councillors.

A minute's silence will then follow.

Members of the public are encouraged to join this virtual tribute and will be able to share personal tributes in the comments section.

Cllr June Burns, Mayor of Sefton Council, said:- "While the traditional service we are all used to may not be able to be held in earnest, we will still be actively paying tribute to those who have given their lives to protect our freedoms. We encourage everyone across the borough to join in with our online broadcast and take part in the minute's silence. While we understand there is a desire to pay physical tribute on the day, we would ask that partners, members of the Armed Forces community and residents adhere to those restrictions which have been put in place across the Liverpool City Region to keep us all safe."

The recorded broadcast will be available to watch on Sefton Council's:- YouTube, Twitter and Facebook platforms and a copy of the broadcast will remain available for those who are unable to watch live. Please see:-

Also, Formby, Hightown and Altcar Branch of the Royal British Legion, will have a special recorded broadcast on Holy Trinity Formby's YouTube Channel:- from 3pm.

St Luke's Church, Formby, will also be holding a recorded Service of Remembrance and willbe available to watch tomorrow morning, on YouTube at:- YouTu.Be/O6_maadLD8o - The video will be available shortly before 11am.

On Wednesday, 11 November 2020, on Armistice Day, a short special recorded broadcast will be shown on YouTube for the Formby, Hightown and Altcar Branch of the Royal British Legion, on our YouTube account:- This will be online for 11am. Time for start of the broadcast to be announced on Monday evening...

Extra Covid19 Testing capacity for the Sefton area

EXTRA Mobile Coronavirus Testing Units are being deployed in Sefton. These are for people who are showing Coronavirus symptoms of a high temperature, a new persistent cough or a loss of taste or smell.

Mobile Test Units will be on site at Southport Eco Centre and in Litherland Sports Park every day for the next 2 weeks. And on:- Saturdays, 7 November and 14 November and Sundays 8 November and 15 November 2020 a Unit will also be at Maghull Town Hall.

In addition, the Council has secured a Mobile Unit site in Ainsdale and there will be a Unit, at Aintree, from Thursday, 12 to Friday, 20 November 2020.

Sefton also has four Walkthrough Local Testing Centres, at:- Bootle Town Hall, Crosby Library, Netherton Activity Centre and Southport Town Hall. They are open 7 days a week, from:- 8am to 8pm.

People who develop Coronavirus symptoms need to book a test straight away by making an appointment at:- NHS.UK/Coronavirus or by calling:- 119.

Also, Sefton residents who work or study in Liverpool can now access a Coronavirus test even if they don't have symptoms. As a result of the support Sefton Council is providing, local residents who qualify under Liverpool's new mass testing system, because they work or study in the City, can get tests closer to home. Their results will be available in 24 to 48 hours.

To book one of these COVID-19 tests those people should visit:- Liverpool.Gov.UK/CovidTesting.

Total UK cases COVID19 cases in and around Liverpool City Region

THE latest R number is estimated at:- 1.1 to 1.3 with a daily infection growth rate range of:- +2% to +4%.  The total number of UK Coronavirus (Covid19) infections that have been laboratory confirmed, within the UK, has risen by:- 24,957 cases and the total number now stand at:- 1,171,441 that includes tests carried out by commercial partners which are not included in the 4 National totals.

The total number of Covid19 associated UK fatalities added to the total, was sadly reported to be:-
413, within 28 days of positive test, 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:- 48,888, within 28 days of positive test. Deaths with Covid19 on the death certificate:- 60,051.

The number of Covid19 patients currently in UK Hospitals:-
12,949. The current number of Covid19 patients currently in mechanical ventilation beds in UK Hospitals:- 1,185 Daily number of Covid19 patients admitted to UK Hospitals:- 1,472.

In England, there are a total of:-
997,379 confirmed cases. North West - total of:- 243,846 confirmed cases.

The number of laboratory confirmed cases within the Liverpool City Region are as follows:-

Area and number of confirmed cases:- Risen by:-

National UK Lockdown


 Liverpool City Region

Liverpool, 20,517 confirmed cases.


Halton, 3,848 confirmed cases.


Knowsley, 6,831 confirmed cases. 90
Sefton, 8,866 confirmed cases.


St. Helens, 6,389 confirmed cases.


Wirral, 8,755 8,662 confirmed cases.


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The number of laboratory confirmed cases within Local Authorities around the Liverpool City Region are as follows:-


 Blackburn with Darwen, 7,587 confirmed cases.

 Blackpool, 4,213 confirmed cases.

 Bolton, 12,019 confirmed cases.

 Bury, 7,635 confirmed cases.

 Cheshire East, 6,971 confirmed cases.

 Cheshire West and Chester, 6,714 confirmed cases.

 Lancashire, 37,433 confirmed cases.

 Manchester, 22,876 confirmed cases.

 Oldham, 11,517 confirmed cases.

 Preston, 5,540 confirmed cases.

9,728 confirmed cases.

10,363 confirmed cases.

6,389 confirmed cases.

8,271 confirmed cases.

7,229 confirmed cases.

6,846 confirmed cases.

12,924 confirmed cases..



Daily reported Covid19 deaths are now measured across the UK as deaths that occurred within 28 days of the 1st laboratory confirmed positive Covid19 test.   Daily and cumulative numbers of COVID19 patients admitted to Hospital. Data are not updated every day by all 4 nations and the figures are not comparable as Wales include suspected COVID19 patients while the other nations include only confirmed cases.

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