A TOTAL of 72 people have died from Covid in Eastbourne care homes,

Darrell Gale is Director of Public Health for East Sussex.

He said yesterday that Covid deaths in Eastbourne are still escalating and are up to:

  • 96 in hospitals
  • 72 in care homes
  • 5 in the hospice
  • 3 at home

This totals 176 people in Eastbourne since the start of the pandemic. 

It’s a truly shocking statistic.