Seven Crowborough people had lost their lives to Covid-19 by the middle of April, according to information just published by the Office for National Statistics.
There were 36 deaths involving Covid-19 per 100,000 people in England and Wales.
Death rates are highest in London, with some London Boroughs having over 100 deaths per 100,000 people. Rates were also high in the major cities of Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found rates were more than double in the most deprived areas.
The lowest rates were all found in rural settings.
In Wealden the rate was relatively low with 16 deaths per 100,000 people.
There are three geographic areas covering Crowborough used for reporting ONS statistics. They are:
- Crowborough Whitehill and Warren: 6 confirmed deaths
- Crowborough South East: 1 confirmed death
- Crowborough North East: 0 deaths
For other local statistics please see the main Coronavirus article.
Coronavirus was the underlying cause or was mentioned on the death certificate as a contributory factor. Deaths between 1st March and 17th April and were registered by 18th April. When reporting by local authority area, to allow comparison, rates have been adjusted to reflect the age structure of the local population. Data released by the ONS on 1st May.