179 further coronavirus cases in Mid Sussex, official figures show
The number of coronavirus cases in Mid Sussex increased by 179 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.
A total of 19,515 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Mid Sussex when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 25 (Thursday), up from 19,336 on Wednesday.
The rate of infection in Mid Sussex now stands at 12,827 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 15,026.
Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 46,654 over the period, to 10,021,497.
However, there were no new coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Mid Sussex.
The dashboard shows 285 people had died in the area by November 25 (Thursday) – which was unchanged from Wednesday.
It means there has been one death in the past week, which is an increase on none the previous week.
They were among 18,703 deaths recorded across the South East.
The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Mid Sussex.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death, so some areas might see their figures revised down.
The figures also show that four in five people in Mid Sussex have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.
The latest figures show 109,877 people had received both jabs by November 24 (Wednesday) – 80% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.
Across England, 80% of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.
Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.