THE latest Covid 19 figures for Eastbourne have just been revealed.

Wednesday sees update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19 for every local authority area in England.

The figures, for the seven days to September 20, are based on tests carried out in laboratories (pillar one of the Government’s testing programme) and in the wider community (pillar two).

The rate is expressed as the number of new cases per 100,000 people.

The figure for Eastbourne is shown as 7.7 (8), 7.7 (8).

From left to right, it reads: name of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to September 20; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to September 20; rate of new cases in the seven days to September 13; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to September 13.

So Eastbourne has had a single digit number of new cases in the seven days to September 20.

The list has been calculated by the PA news agency and is based on Public Health England data published on September 23 on the Government’s coronavirus dashboard.