Revealed: Latest Covid-19 figures for Brighton and Sussex Brighton News

There have been 41 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Sussex in the past 24 hours, up from 48 the day before.

Official figures from Public Health England show there were seven more cases recorded in Brighton and Hove as of 9 a.m. yesterday, up slightly from five the day before.

It brings the total number of registered cases in the city to 14,552.

The infection rate in Brighton and Hove now stands at 5,003 cases per 100,000 population, lower than the UK average of 6,856.

In East Sussex, there were ten more cases over the period, down slightly from the previous day, when there were 12.

That means there are now a total of 30,578 cases in the county.

There were 24 other confirmed positive cases in West Sussex, up from 31 the day before.

A total of 41,913 people have tested positive in the county since the start of the pandemic.

The 41 cases recorded in Sussex were among 259 new confirmed cases in the South East – up slightly from 250 the day before.

There have now been 540,073 cases in the region.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 2,381 during the period, bringing the total to 4,416,623.

Yesterday, 15 deaths were recorded nationwide, within 28 days of testing positive.

This brings the total death toll to 127,517.

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This notice was published: 2021-05-01 04:00:00