Here’s all the coronavirus related news that’s gone on in Sussex over the last 24 hours
As of Friday (April, 24) at 6am, the following figures are the known number of Covid-19 cases in each district:
Brighton and Hove: 334
East Sussex: 479
West Sussex: 945
Council respond to care home worries
Brighton and Hove City Council responded to an open letter from the staff at Ireland Lodge care home in Woodingdean.
Workers expressed major concerns about their safety and lack of protective gear, after they revealed patients being discharged from hospital and admitted to them without being tested for Covid-19.
The council said they are working with staff and union reps to resolve the situation.
Read more here.
East Sussex’s Fire Authority disregard union protests
The group who oversee East Sussex’s firefighters chose to start an immediate consultation, despite protests from unions that to consider redundancies during the coronavirus lockdown was not right.
The public will be asked their opinion on major changes for the service.
Read more here.
Once again, the county came together last night (Thursday, 23) to clap for our NHS, carers, and all the key workers.
Here are some highlights!
— Hastings Lifeboat (@Hastingsrnli) April 23, 2020
@SouthernRailUK & @TLRailUK Staff along with the @LandSheriffs next to the “We Thank You NHS” Class 700 train at Brighton Station for #ClapForTheNHS #ClapForCarers #clapforkeyworkers Thursday evening at 8pm @alice_attwood @SteveWhiteRail pic.twitter.com/OTYsc5LVRW
— Daniel Moon (@dmoonuk) April 24, 2020
Crew joined the residents of Crawley Down to applaud @NHSEngland, @SECAmbulance and all the service industry staff keeping the country running. It’s a new normal but we can always make the best of a bad situation. #StayHomeSaveLives #GreatBritain #goodvibes pic.twitter.com/vpQ3UTgve5
— Turners HIll Fire (@Turners_Fire) April 23, 2020
👏 Tonight we joined South East Coast Ambulance Service to say thank you to all key workers for the amazing job they are doing! 👏#ClapForKeyWorkers #ClapForOurCarers #ThankYouNHS pic.twitter.com/obGz2FzRih
— B&H Buses (@BrightonHoveBus) April 23, 2020
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