COVID daily figures for East Sussex

This page was last updated on Friday 7 May 2021. We update this page every working day.

59 daily cases of COVID-19 in East Sussex in the latest 7-day period, 7 May 2021

59 new COVID-19 cases were reported in East Sussex in the latest available 7-day period as published by GOV.UK on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 4pm. That’s up from 55 when last reported.

Let’s all do our part to protect ourselves and the people around us and reduce the infection rate.

The highest rate in the county per 100,000 of population is in Hastings (21) where the rate is similar to the national level.

Area Rate per 100,000 population
East Sussex 11
South East 16
England 23

You can find the latest data about COVID-19 cases at GOV.UK.

National restrictions that apply in East Sussex.

Weekly updates

See the weekly message from Darrell Gale, Director of Public Health for a more detailed analysis of the current trends. This section includes the weekly COVID update statistics.

Breakdown of COVID cases in East Sussex by district and borough

The table of cases below shows the total number of people with at least one positive COVID-19 test result for latest available 7-day period.

District or borough

(last reported)


9 (9)


19 (16)


7 (7)


8 (6)


16 (17)

See the weekly district and borough updates page.

Help us get the COVID rate down

Playing your part is more important now than ever. Remember:

  • hands, face, space
  • social distancing is still very important
  • minimise the amount you travel where possible
  • continue to work from home if you can
  • avoid crowded places
  • you must not socialise indoors with anyone you do not live with, unless you have formed a support bubble with them, or another exemption applies
  • limit your number of social contacts
  • follow national restrictions guidance.

If you get any symptoms, no matter how mild, you must self-isolate and book a test.

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