THERE have now been 132 Covid deaths at the Trust which runs the Eastbourne DGH.

That figure covers the DGH, Conquest and Bexhill Hospital.

It also includes two new deaths reported up to 5pm on Friday.

Coronavirus infection rates are now rising across most of Sussex.

From left to right, it reads: name of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to December 7; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to December 7; rate of new cases in the seven days to November 30; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to November 30.

Rother, 204.0, (196), 111.4, (107)

Wealden, 120.8, (195), 104.7, (169)

Eastbourne, 79.0, (82), 59.8, (62)

Lewes, 50.4, (52), 62.9, (65).