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Rates of Covid start to slow in Brighton & Hove

The first signs that lockdown is working are reflected in latest data showing 1,438 confirmed new cases of Covid-19 in the city in the seven days up to 15 January - a 36% decrease per 100,000 residents from the previous week.

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Rates of Covid continue to rise in Brighton & Hove

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Brighton & Hove has more than doubled since the current national lockdown started on 26 December. The city now has more confirmed cases per 100,000 than England and the rest of the South East.

In the seven days up to 8 January, based on data published on 13 January, there were 2244 confirmed new Covid-19 cases in Brighton & Hove which is an 18% increase per 100,000 residents from the previous week.

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 Scam alert – Covid-19 vaccinations

Scam alert – Covid-19 vaccinations

Please ignore anyone asking for payments for vaccinations. It's a scam. The national vaccination programme is being run by the NHS. Nobody else. And it is free.

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Covid-19: You must stay at home

Following the announcement of the new lockdown in England, everyone must stay at home to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Protect yourself and others from the heat

The COVID-19 advice for people to stay at home means there will be an increased risk of illness from overheated homes this year, with the greatest impact on the most vulnerable.

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Kindness matters for your mental health

Councillor Clare Moonan, the chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board, talks about Mental Health Awareness week and how this year’s theme of ‘kindness’ is so important at a time like this.