East Sussex coronavirus cases: Here are the latest figures in your area

The number of cases of coronavirus, or Covid-19, continue to rise across East Sussex.

Wednesday, 30th September 2020, 8:35 am
Updated Wednesday, 30th September 2020, 8:38 am

Figures from Public Health England show there were 26 new cases across the county as of 4pm yesterday afternoon (September 29).

Brighton and Hove saw the highest increase, with eight new cases reported - the highest daily total in Sussex.

Four new cases were reported in each of Eastbourne, Rother, Wealden and Hastings, while two new cases were reported in Lewes.

Cases continue to rise

Brighton and Hove's total remains far and away the highest since the pandemic began, with 1,067 confirmed cases.

Hastings continues to buck the national trend, recording just 207 positive cases since the pandemic began.

The most recent weekly figures cover September 21 to 27, due to a delay in Public Health England's data updating. The number of cases recorded in total over that week, for each local authority, are as follows:

Brighton and Hove - 36

Lewes - 10

Eastbourne - 14

Rother - 10

Wealden - 12

Hastings - 11

A total of 7,143 new cases of coronavirus were reported across the UK yesterday, taking the total to 446,156.