Number of coronavirus deaths revised down in Arun

The number of coronavirus deaths were revised down over the bank holiday weekend in Arun.

The number of coronavirus deaths were revised down over the bank holiday weekend in Arun.

The dashboard shows 423 people had died in the area by May 3 (Tuesday) – down from 424 on Friday.

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They were among 22,610 deaths recorded across the South East.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Arun.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death, so some areas might see their figures revised down.

Figures reported after a weekend are likely to be lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths.

A total of 152,433 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 3 (Tuesday) – up from 152,066 on Friday.