THE Covid rate in Wealden has fallen dramatically in the last seven days.

New data has emerged today with these latest figures:

Wealden rate of new cases in the seven days to January 23 was 331.9

number of new cases recorded in the seven days to January 23 was 536

rate of new cases in the seven days to January 16 was 548.7

number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to January 16 was 886.

This is good news for the district.

However, deaths where Covid-19 is a factor have risen again in Wealden.

The total for the week was 36; up from 29 the week before.