Latest Merseyside coronavirus figures as Liverpool deaths rise

Merseyside saw an increase in the number of coronavirus cases overnight while the number of deaths in hte UK has rose to 4,934, Public Health England has confirmed.

As of Sunday 5 April, 621 more people died in the pandemic, and there were 5,914 more cases.

The rate of increase is slightly lower than on Saturday, when 708 new deaths were confirmed in the UK – the largest increase to happen yet in 24 hours.

Separate NHS England figures confirmed that as of Saturday 4 April, there had been 58 deaths in Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as well as one death at Liverpool's Walton Centre, meaning the total is now 59, up from 51 on Saturday.

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There have been a total of 29 deaths in Wirral hospitals, 17 in Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, 18 at the St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and 14 at the Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The actual number of deaths may be higher as these only reflect those recorded in hospitals.

In total, there have been 47,806 cases in the UK, of which roughly eight in 10 (39,814) occurred in England.

Coronavirus cases in Merseyside

Liverpool

There are currently 455 cases confirmed in Liverpool.

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This is an increase of 68 on the previous day.

Sefton

There are currently 219 cases confirmed in Sefton.

This is an increase of 47 on the previous day.

St Helens

There are currently 184 cases confirmed in St Helens.

This is an increase of 36 on the previous day.

Wirral

There are currently 168 cases confirmed in Wirral.

This is an increase of 21 on the previous day.

Knowsley

There are currently 133 cases confirmed in Knowsley.

This is an increase of 23 on the previous day.

Halton

There are currently 75 cases confirmed in Halton.

This is an increase of six on the previous day.

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