COVID cases are still extremely high in East Sussex.

That’s the warning one hour ago from East Sussex health officials.

Their message is a simple one: Please stay home to protect yourselves, your loved ones and the NHS.

4,227 new COVID cases were reported in the latest available 7-day period as published on GOV.UK on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 4.50pm.

Infection rates in East Sussex are above the national average.

The table below shows the infection rates for latest available 7-day period, broken down at a district and borough level.

District or boroughCases
Eastbourne1,032
Hastings772
Lewes754
Rother601
Wealden1,068

Help us get the rate back 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.