EASTBOURNE has now overtaken Hastings after seeing its infection rate more than double, with more than 1,000 cases confirmed in a week.

Crawley, Eastbourne and Hastings are the three worst hit areas in Sussex from Covid.

Here is our latest figure:

Eastbourne’s rate of new cases in the seven days to January 4 was 991.9

number of new cases recorded in the seven days to January 4 was 1029

rate of new cases in the seven days to December 28 was 485.8

number of new cases recorded in the seven days to December 28 was 504.