EASTBOURNE’S Covid rate is now so low we are in the UK’s 20 least infected areas.

The infection rate in an area is calculated by the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in a seven day period, per 100,000 people who live in the area..

Here are the figures for Eastbourne:

rate of new cases in the seven days to March 4 was 17.4

number of new cases recorded in the seven days to March 4 was 18

rate of new cases in the seven days to February 25 was 54.

number of new cases recorded in the seven days to February 25 was 56.

Amazing news!