The latest Covid-19 infection rates, cases and deaths in Lewes district

A further 89 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Lewes district in the past 24 hours, according to figures by Public Health England.

Wednesday, 6th January 2021, 1:28 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th January 2021, 5:01 pm

And in the past seven days (December 30 to January 5), 688 people have tested positive for the disease.

One death has been reported in the past 24 hours – figures also show – while 13 people have died within 28 days of testing positive.

Meanwhile, figures below, collated by the NHS, shows the Covid-19 infection rate for each neighbourhood in Wealden for the seven-day period up to December 30.

A further 89 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Lewes district in the past 24 hours
A further 89 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Lewes district in the past 24 hours

For context, the average area in England has an infection rate of 211 positive cases per 100,000 people.

Lewes West – 33 new cases at a rate of 423 per 100,000 people

Lewes Central & East – 35 new cases at a rate of 345 per 100,000 people

Wivelsfield Green, Ditchling & Rodmell – 36 new cases at a rate of 376 per 100,000 people

Ringmer, Glynde & South Heighton – 29 new cases at a rate of 437 per 100,000 people

East Saltdean & Telscombe Cliffs – 66 new cases at a rate of 838 per 100,000 people

Peacehaven West – 55 new cases at a rate of 718 per 100,000 people

Chailey, Newick & Barcombe – 54 new cases at a rate of 674 per 100,000 people

Peacehaven East – 80 new cases at a rate of 1,022 per 100,000 people

Newhaven West – 49 new cases at a rate of 770 per 100,000 people

Newhaven Town – 40 new cases at a rate of 594 per 100,000 people

Seaford Town – 21 new cases at a rate of 314 per 100,000 people

Seaford Eastbourne Road – 39 new cases at a rate of 477 per 100,000 people