Liverpool City Region COVID-19 Updates - 2020-08-23

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This page last updated on 22 August 2020

More fines to be issued to those not following Covid19 restrictions

YET again the Government has been criticised for been slow to act on enforcement of those not following Covid19 restrictions. The Government in England reviled plans for tougher penalties for those braking Coronavirus rules at the start of August, but up to now haven't acted on it.

Following a massive rise in the numbers of illegal raves, the Government has finally chosen to issue fines to organize of the illegal raves. Police in England from Friday will have powers to fines of up to ₤10,000 and confiscate equipment being used at gatherings of more than 30 people. Also, those attending gatherings will also face a fine of ₤100 for first offence then doubling on each offence up to ₤3,200. This comes on top of the existing powers the Police currently have in England. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can and have set their own enforcement rules.

The Government in England have also announced that, those who fail to follow mask/face covering rules within areas where it is mandatory can also be fined ₤100 doubling on each offence up to ₤3,200. Again, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can and have set their own enforcement rules.

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Total UK cases COVID-19 cases in and around Liverpool City Region

THE total number of UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections that have been laboratory confirmed, within the UK, has risen by:- 1,041 cases and the total number now stands at 325,642, 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:-
6 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:- 41,429.

The number of COVID-19 patients currently in UK Hospitals:- 834. The current number of COVID-19 patients currently in mechanical ventilation beds in UK Hospitals:-
72. Daily number of COVID-19 patients admitted to UK Hospitals:- 97.

In England, there are a total of
281,457 confirmed cases. North West - total of 51,346 confirmed cases:-.

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


Liverpool, 2,783 confirmed cases.

734 confirmed cases.

Knowsley, 1,067 confirmed cases. 

Sefton, 1,647 confirmed cases.

St. Helens, 1,267 confirmed cases


Wirral, 2,117 confirmed cases.

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

Blackburn with Darwen,
1,760 confirmed cases.

1,088 confirmed cases.

2,207 confirmed cases.

1,529 confirmed cases.

Cheshire East, 2,348 confirmed cases.

Cheshire West and Chester,
2,113 confirmed cases.

7,941 confirmed cases.

4,034 confirmed cases.

Oldham, 2,759 confirmed cases.

1,384 confirmed cases.

2,155 confirmed cases.

1,720 confirmed cases.

1,950 confirmed cases.

1,842 confirmed cases.

1,606 confirmed cases.

1,399 confirmed cases

2,281 confirmed cases


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.

Areas within England which are currently in Lockdown or have Enhanced Restrictions imposed on them:-

West Yorkshire...




Greater Manchester...

City of Manchester

Targeted action to control Covid19 cases through further intervention in:-

Parts of Pendle

Preston City Council said:- "As restrictions continue in Preston, it's important we all help stop the spread of Coronavirus:-

1. Wash hands regularly.
2. Wear a mask in enclosed public spaces.
3. Give each other space. 4.
Get tested, with or without symptoms."


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.

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