ANOTHER 20 people died from Covid in East Sussex hospitals at the weekend.

Tragically it takes the death total past 500.

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. 

It provides services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries and in people’s homes.

502 people died in hospital at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust as of 5pm on Sunday.

On Friday the figure was 482.