West Sussex coronavirus cases and infection rates as second lockdown begins

West Sussex has entered its first weekend of a second national lockdown expected to last four weeks, up to December 2.

Saturday, 7th November 2020, 10:58 am
Updated Saturday, 7th November 2020, 11:00 am

The tier system, which was largely based on infection rates, has been temporarily abandoned in favour of a blanket approach aimed at stopping the spread everywhere in the country.

West Sussex has seen a mixed bag recently, with infection rates falling in some areas but increasing in others between the weeks commencing October 21 and October 28. Across Sussex, the rate of infection has dropped overall.

The most up-to-date infection rate figures cover the week October 28-November 3. The total cases are the latest as of November 6.

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Here are the latest Public Health England figures for every local authority in West Sussex:

Chichester

- Rate - 113/100,000 people

- New cases - 137

- Change in case growth compared to previous week - +4

- Total cases - 822

Arun

- Rate - 101/100,000 people

- New cases - 162

- Change in case growth compared to previous week - +32

- Total cases - 931

Worthing

- Rate - 92/100,000 people

- New cases - 102

- Change in case growth compared to previous week - +20

- Total cases - 888

Horsham

- Rate - 90/100,000 people

- New cases - 129

- Change in case growth compared to previous week - +33

- Total cases - 1,146

Mid-Sussex

- Rate - 79/100,000 people

- New cases - 120

- Change in case growth compared to previous week - -18

- Total cases - 1,243

Crawley

- Rate - 125/100,000 people

- New cases - 141

- Change in case growth compared to previous week - -141

- Total cases - 1,056

Adur

- Rate - 73/100,000 people

- New cases - 47

- Change in case growth compared to previous week - -2

- Total cases - 420

For context, the average infection rate across the UK is 167 per 100,000 people.

West Sussex has now recorded 6,506 cases of coronavirus as of November 6.