Latest coronavirus figures in West Sussex
The recorded number of West Sussex people testing positive for COVID-19 from 5 – 11 November was 976.
The seven-day incidence rate is the number of cases per 100,000 population and varies in the county. From 5 to 11 November, Worthing had the lowest rate at 71.4 per 100,000 population, and Crawley the highest rate with 164.6 per 100,000 population. The overall West Sussex seven-day incidence rate over this period was 113.0 per 100,000 population. All districts in West Sussex have an incidence rate below that of England (255.5 per 100,000) and the South East (172 per 100,000). Of the people testing positive over the seven-day period, 53% were under 40 years. Young adults had the highest age-specific incidence rate, although rates are growing in older age groups. The overall 60+ years rate for West Sussex is 67.5 per 100,000, compared with 119.2 in the South East.
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