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Crawley’s Covid-19 death rate revealed with interactive map



The Office for National Statistics has released a new interactive map that shows the death rates across the UK for Covid-19 related deaths.

The map lists death rates per 100,000 and visitors are able to search for the death rates in their own part of the country.

The data is currently not live with the latest information showing figures between 1 March and 17 April 2020.

It shows that in that time Crawley had a death rate for Covid-19 of 33 per 100,000 people.

Source: Office for National Statistics.

This is higher than Horsham for example which has a death rate of 18 but lower than Reigate and Banstead which has a death rate of 57 per 100,000.

You can try the interactive map for yourselves below:


Crawley hairdressers, hotels, pubs and restaurants to reopen from 4th July as lockdown is eased



The Prime Minister has made an announcement in the House Of Commons this afternoon where he announced further easing of the lockdown restrictions.

These included reducing the social distance rule of 2 metres to 1 metre.

In a move that will help and be appreciated by most people, hairdressers will also be allowed to reopen provided visors are worn.

From July 4th, two households of any size can meet both indoors and outside provided social distance rules are followed.

Pubs, restaurants, hotels, holiday house and campsites can also open from the 4th July.

Schools are also to be reopened from September with all children to return as normal.

But several sectors are still not allowed to open and include, indoor gyms, nightclubs, theatres and swimming pools to remain closed for the time being.

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