Covid rates: Cases remain low in Chichester district

While some areas of the country are experiencing a surge in Covid cases, figures in Chichester remain low.

Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 5:30 pm

At 10 cases, the district saw a 0.3 per cent rise for the seven days to June 2.

The rate per 100,000 is just 8.3 – the lowest in West Sussex.

Covid testing in Portsmouth (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)

On June 3, in West Sussex as a whole, 555,817 people had at least one dose of a Covid vaccination which was 72,6 per cent of the estimated population aged 16 plus.

Today (June 8) it was announced that those between 25 and 29 can now be vaccinated – although for now, those under 40 are unable to book a jab in Chichester.