A TOTAL of 226 new COVID-19 cases were reported in East Sussex in the latest available 7-day period as published by GOV.UK on Thursday.

That’s a decrease from 236 when last reported. Let’s all do our part to protect ourselves and the people around us and get the numbers down.

The rate per 100,000 of population is highest in Hastings (71) where it is higher than the rate for the South East region.

AreaRate per 100,000 population
East Sussex41
South East57
England86

You can find the latest data about COVID-19 cases at GOV.UK.

National lockdown: Stay at Home rules apply in East Sussex.

Weekly updates

See the weekly message from Darrell Gale, Director of Public Health for a more detailed analysis of the current trends. This section includes the weekly COVID update statistics.

Breakdown of COVID cases in East Sussex by district and borough

The table of cases below shows the total number of people with at least one positive COVID-19 test result for latest available 7-day period.

District or boroughCases
(last reported)
Eastbourne48 (49)
Hastings66 (69)
Lewes44 (49)
Rother31 (31)
Wealden37 (38)

See the weekly district and borough updates page.

Help us get the COVID rate down

Playing your part is more important now than ever. Remember:

If you get any symptoms, no matter how mild, you must self-isolate and book a test.