Covid-19 deaths in Wealden have started to creep up again.
Four people died in the week to July 17 – there were two the week before that and only one in each of the previous two weeks.
A dataset compiled and maintained by this website, populated by data from the Office of National Statistics, shows this is the highest number of weekly deaths in Wealden since the seven days to June 12 when six people died from Coronavirus.
Three of the most recent recorded deaths were in hospital and the other in a care home.
The pandemic has claimed 118 of the 1,106 people who have died in Wealden this year.
It was in week-ending March 20 that the first Wealden death was recorded.
The following graph, which uses our own dataset, shows the weekly death toll.
On Monday, this website reported on the number of Covid-19 deaths in Uckfield, the latest incidence of Coronavirus in Uckfield and surrounding communities, plus the wider Wealden district.
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- keeping two metres apart from others where possible
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- 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
- Our information comes from our own data sets which are populated by figures from official sources. Data is released at different times by official sources and covers different time periods.