Covid-19 has claimed another Wealden life.
The death was in hospital and takes the total number of deaths from the Coronavirus to 127 since the pandemic began.
The latest data is for the seven days to October 6. In the previous five weeks, no-one in Wealden died from Covid.
Case numbers on the up
There are increasing concerns at the rising number of cases in Uckfield (53 cases so far this month) and Wealden.
Uckfield Town and North is a particular hotspot with the highest numbers in the district at the moment.
Details of the age breakdown of Uckfield Covid-19 cases in Uckfield was given this week to the town council. See our report here.
We generally report case numbers on a Monday (latest report here) and Covid-19 deaths on a Wednesday.
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