Uckfield Coronavirus deaths latest

New data shows the number of people who have died from Coronavirus in Uckfield and surrounding villages.

In this story we also update:

(a) new lab-confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Uckfield and neighbouring communities; and

(b) lab-confirmed cases for the whole of Wealden district and surrounding districts.

We update deaths from Coronavirus in Wealden each Wednesday.

Uckfield and surrounding communities – deaths

There have been no deaths from Coronavirus in Uckfield since we last reported in mid June.

However, in the Buxted area the number of deaths now stands at six, up from three from just over a month ago.

The data, which covers the period from March 1 to June 30, splits Uckfield into two areas with the boundary being roughly the River Uck.

For the town as a whole, 16 people have died of Covid-19 since the pandemic began.

Coronavirus deaths – breakdown of figures:

Uckfield Town and North

  • Total: 7
  • March: 1
  • April: 6
  • May: 0
  • June: 0

Uckfield South (including New Town and Ridgewood)

  • Total: 9
  • March: 1
  • April: 7
  • May: 1
  • June: 0

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), whose data we analyse breaks down communities into similar sized populations for statistical purposes.

In surrounding villages the designations are:

Buxted, Framfield and Rotherfield (includes High Hurstwood, Blackboys and Waldron)

  • Total: 6
  • March: 0
  • April: 2
  • May: 1
  • June: 3

Five Ash Down, Horsted and Chiddingly (includes Maresfield, Piltdown, Isfield, Halland, East Hoathly and Laughton)

  • Total: 3
  • March: 2
  • April: 0
  • May: 0
  • June: 1

Chelwood and Nutley

  • Total: 4
  • March: 0
  • April: 3
  • May: 1
  • June: 0

Coronavirus deaths in Wealden as a whole continue but are running at a low level.

For the last week for which data is available, there were two deaths.

The total for the district now stands at 114.

See our story here. A further update will appear on Wednesday.

Uckfield and surrounding communities – Coronavirus cases updated

The published figures we reported last Monday are unchanged for Uckfield and surrounding villages.

However, it is important to note that if an area has two or fewer cases (including zero), the data is suppressed for reasons of confidentiality by Public Health England.

Total number of cases in each area (with the caveat that data recording incidences of two or one cases is NOT published by the authorities).

  • Uckfield Town and North: 19
  • Uckfield South (including New Town and Ridgewood): 14
  • Buxted, Framfield and Rotherfield (includes High Hurstwood, Blackboys and Waldron): 3
  • Five Ash Down, Horsted and Chiddingly (includes Maresfield, Piltdown, Isfield, Halland, East Hoathly and Laughton): 8
  • Chelwood and Nutley: 8

This data is up to July 24.

The first cases in the area, subject to the caveat, came in Uckfield Town and North in the week to March 27 when three were recorded.

There were four the following week and four the next week.

The worst week was to April 24 when there were five cases.

The first cases in Uckfield South, subject to the caveat, came in the week to April 17 when there were eight. There were three the following week with the only other cases in the week to May 22, when there was also three.

Buxted, Framfield and Rotherfield (includes High Hurstwood, Blackboys and Waldron) – the three cases, subject to the caveat, came in week to May 22.

Five Ash Down, Horsted and Chiddingly (includes Maresfield, Piltdown, Isfield, Halland, East Hoathly and Laughton): There were four cases, subject to the caveat, in each of the weeks to April 24 and the following week.

Chelwood and Nutley: The first cases, subject to the caveat, were in week to April 17 (5) with three the following week.

Latest Coronavirus cases in Wealden and neighbouring local authority areas

There have been seven more lab-confirmed cases in Wealden since we last reported the totals a week ago.

The total now stands at 464, up from 457 a week ago. The new figure represents a rate a rate of 289.9 per 100,000 of population.

Wealden is now 64th on a list of lower-tier local authorities, 61st last time.

The rate per 100,000 inevitably increases as the number of positive tests goes up because the population is static.

Compare and contrast Wealden with other areas

Here are the statistics from our dataset from neighbouring areas (last week’s figure in brackets with the figure from two weeks ago):

  • Brighton and Hove  797 (785). Current rate per 100,000 population 274.5.
  • Eastbourne 439 (422). Current rate per 100,000 population 366.0. 
  • Hastings borough 132  (130). Current rate per 100,000- population 142.2.  
  • Lewes district 376 (370). Current rate per 100,000 population 360.1.
  • Mid Sussex 606 (598). Current rate per 100,000 population 404.8.
  • Rother 188 (186). Current rate per 100,000 population 196.5.
  • Tunbridge Wells district  482 (468). Current rate – per 100,000 population 408.3.

More comparisons

  • East Sussex –  1,599 (1,565) lab-confirmed cases with a rate of 288.3 per 100,000 population.
  • West Sussex – 2,781 (2,739) lab-confirmed cases with a rate of 323.8 per 100,000 population.
  • South East region – 35,096 (34,635) lab-confirmed cases with a rate of 384.3per 100,000 population.
  • England – 257,859 (253,585) lab-confirmed cases with a rate per 100,000 population of 460.7.

Getting tested for Covid-19

You can help in the fight by:

  • keeping two metres apart from others where possible
  • regularly washing your hands
  • immediately self-isolating and arranging a test if you have symptoms of the virus (a new persistent cough, a change in smell or taste, or a fever). Arrange a test at  http://www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

Note:

  • Our information comes from our own data sets which are populated by figures from official sources. Information in this story covers varying reporting periods. This website strives to compare “like with like” and usually reports on a weekly basis.

See also:

Uckfield Picture House confirms opening date

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Uckfield Framing Company seeks new owner

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