Covid-19 has claimed two more Wealden lives, according to the latest seven-day data issued yesterday (November 17).
The deaths take the district’s total to 131 since the start of the pandemic, datasets held by this website show.
Attribution to the Coronavirus is based on any mention of Covid-19 on the death certificate.
Wealden deaths are running at a low level – six since the end of August.
Covid-19 infections have increased in the Uckfield area and across Wealden since the beginning of October.
This website normally reports the number of deaths in Wealden on a Wednesday and the number of infections of a Monday.
The number of cases in Uckfield area communities is reported over a different period to the Wealden figures, as are some of the seven-day rolling averages. This is due to the timings of data releases.
This website maintains its own datasets to track Covid-19 in Uckfield, surrounding villages and Wealden more generally. Our statistics are generally taken from ONS data and other published Government sources..
We normally report cases each Monday, based on data up to 4pm the previous day, to allow seven-day comparisons to be made.
We generally update the number of deaths in Wealden on a Wednesday, again for a seven-day period.