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Latest Covid rates in Brighton & Hove

Cases have risen this week, predominantly in the 0-14 age group, in a trend reflected across England. Rates in older age groups remain lower but we still need to keep testing and getting vaccinations to stop the spread.

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Cases rise in secondary school age children

Cases continue to fall in most age groups, however, similar to the rest of the country we are seeing an increase in cases in secondary school aged children and young people.

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Vaccines lead to drop in Covid cases

Vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospital admission and serious illness. Alistair Hill, Director of Public Health with Brighton & Hove City Council, asks everyone how has not started to get vaccinated to do so as soon as possible.

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Historic visit by UNAIDS

Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS and an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, met with the city's MPS and council leaders to discuss our ambitions and achievements around HIV prevention and treatment.

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Is it a cold or Covid? Don’t risk it, test it

Director of Public Health, Alistair Hill, explains that cases could rise again now that people are returning to work and education, so it's important to look for signs of Covid and keep testing to stop it spreading.

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Covid cases dip this week

Director of Public Health, Alistair Hill, explains that cases have fallen, but with many of us coming back from holidays and returning to schools and workplaces, this could lead to more cases in coming weeks.

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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.