STONE Cross, Westham and Pevensey Bay have the highest Covid rates in Wealden.

Wealden has an infection rate soaring above the national average.

New figures show which neighbourhoods have recorded the highest rates over the most recent seven day period, ending December 9.

Stone Cross, Westham and Pevensey Bay’s figures are:

Infection rate: 145.7

New cases: 16.

Wealden has the third highest infection rate in the county, however at 136.2, it is still below the national average.