Here’s all the coronavirus related news that’s gone on in Sussex over the last 24 hours.
As of Wednesday (April, 15) at 7am the following figures are the known number of Covid-19 cases in each district:
Brighton and Hove: 218
East Sussex: 359
West Sussex: 459
Making it’s mark
Markings are being painted in ‘prominent locations’ across Sussex to remind people to keep to social distancing rules.
Adur and Worthing councils said yesterday (Tuesday, 14), that residents would soon be seeing bright yellow stencils of stick people with a two metre line next to them, to remind the public to adhere to the government advice during the coronavirus lockdown.
It can be tricky understanding exactly how far you must be apart so we hope these help. pic.twitter.com/6vBK0ICYEi
— Adur and Worthing (@adurandworthing) April 14, 2020
Brighton and Hove City Council are also painting similar illustrations.
The Sussex Resilience Forum and Brighton and Hove City Council continue to appeal for personal protective equipment (PPE) to help frontline workers in Sussex.
Does your business have stocks of personal protective equipment (PPE) which could help protect frontline workers delivering essential services to #Sussex residents during #Covid19? If so, take a look at our urgent appeal to #SussexBusinesses https://t.co/V0mATyp156 pic.twitter.com/P7q1exBfeZ
— Sussex Resilience (@SussexRF) April 14, 2020
Your donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) are urgently needed to help the response against COVID-19.
We need items including:
😷 fluid repellent face masks
🧤 latex gloves
🥽 eye goggles
🤲 hand sanitiser
— Brighton & Hove City Council (@BrightonHoveCC) April 13, 2020
Sussex Police have warned people against fraudsters, after three men claiming to be plain clothed officers took an on-the-spot fine from a person in Ditchling Road, Brighton, at around 11pm on Saturday (April, 11).
We’re warning against fraudsters operating during the coronavirus lockdown.
It follows an incident in Brighton, where three people posed as plain clothed officers and took an on-the-spot “fine” from a man.
— Sussex Police #StayHomeSaveLives (@sussex_police) April 14, 2020
West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service launch ‘Learning Zone‘
Firefighters have put together resources online to keep Key Stage 1 and 2 children occupied during the lockdown.
The alliance of Lewes District councillors wanting a suspension of council tax was told by the minority Conservative group that they shouldn’t ask for it.
Lib Dem, Green, Labour and independent members called for a three month government freeze on the charge; but the Tory group said only taxpayers who need help during the coronavirus crisis should get it.
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