THERE have been 681 positive Covid cases in Eastbourne in the last week.

That figure is up until yesterday, January 2.

That’s up 36.7 per cent compared to the previous week.

The latest R number for the healthcare region of South East is estimated at 1.2 to 1.4 with a daily infection growth rate range of +4% to +7% as of 23 December 2020.