COVID figures for East Sussex

This page was last updated on 15 October 2021. We update this page on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Covid Reporting 1,355 New COVID 19 Cases And 31 Confirmed COVID 19 Patients Were In Hospital

1,335 new COVID-19 cases were reported in East Sussex in the latest available 7-day period. That’s up from 1,227 when we last reported on Wednesday.

31 confirmed COVID-19 patients were in hospital within the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust on 12 October at 8am (latest data available).

We are using data published by GOV.UK on Thursday 14 October 2021 at 6:39pm.

National and local comparisons
Area Rate of infection per 100,000 population
East Sussex 243
South East 361
England 376

Data about COVID-19 cases in the UK on GOV.UK.

See our weekly update on COVID-19 in East Sussex.

You can look up the infection rate for your area by postcode on GOV.UK.

How to protect yourself and others

Take notice of any symptoms

If you are feeling ‘a bit off’, or you ‘just have a winter sniffle’ take a test to be sure.

The NHS app is the fastest way to see if you're at risk from coronavirus. The faster you know, the sooner you can alert and protect your loved ones and community.

Get tested and report the results

We urge everyone to get into the routine of completing at least two rapid lateral flow tests a week, even if you have no symptoms:

It's very important to report the result of every coronavirus test that you do yourself:

Of course if you get any symptoms, no matter how mild, you must self-isolate and book a test. You should also take a test if you are a close contact of a confirmed case:

Isolate if you have symptoms or have tested positive

Isolation is the least convenient of all measures but very effective in helping to stop the spread of coronavirus. 

Book your vaccination

Make sure you don't miss your second jab, and take advantage of a booster if you are eligible:

Hands, face, space and fresh air

  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds
  • Wear a mask in crowded spaces
  • Be sensible about social distancing
  • Put on a jumper and keep the window open

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