There have been 149 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Sussex, according to the latest daily figures.
Data from Public Health England shows 59 new cases were recorded in Brighton and Hove as of 9 a.m. yesterday.
This brings the total number of people who tested positive in the city to 15,271.
According to the most recent figures for seven days to June 13, the infection rate in the city stands at 85.9 per 100,000 population – higher than the England average of 77.5 per 100 000.
In East Sussex, 17 cases were recorded during the period, bringing the county’s total number to 30,934 people.
There have been 73 other confirmed cases in West Sussex, where there are now a total of 43,046 cases.
The 149 cases in Sussex were among 882 cases recorded in the southeast.
A total of 555,808 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in the region.
As of 4 p.m. yesterday, the number of recorded cases rose by 10,476 across the UK.
This brings the total national figure to 4,610,893 since the start of the pandemic.
Yesterday 11 deaths were confirmed across the UK, within 28 days of testing positive. This brings the nationwide death toll to 127,956.
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This notice was published: 2021-06-19 04:00:00