Wealden Covid-19 deaths tick up

Another Wealden resident has died from Covid-19, according to the latest data published yesterday.

The death was in hospital and was in the seven days ending August 28.

A dataset built and maintained by this website shows the Coronavirus claimed the first life in Wealden in the week to March 20.

There were no deaths the following week and since the there has been at least one Covid death in each seven-day period.

Peak week

Peak week was the seven days to April 24 when 21 deaths were recorded in Wealden.

Our data shows the total number of Covid-19 deaths is 125.

In line with the rest of the country, the number of lab-confirmed Covid 19 cases in Wealden is on the rise.

See our latest story here: Wealden and Uckfield area: Covid-19 cases rise.

• Anyone who thinks they may have symptoms of Covid-19 can book a test in Uckfield today, tomorrow or Friday.

Once you’ve made your appointment, you’ll be given details of how to drive to the testing site. Book your test here, says Rother District Council: https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test.

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