Borough's infection rate continues to fall: Here's how to get tested at the Scarborough walk-in site

Scarborough borough’s Covid-19 infection has fallen slightly in the last 24 hours after 37 new cases were recorded yesterday.

Thursday, 3rd December 2020, 9:33 am
Updated Thursday, 3rd December 2020, 9:36 am

The borough’s seven-day infection rate is now 121 cases per 100,000 people, down from 128 yesterday.

Over the last seven days, the borough averaged 19 cases a day.

It means that Scarborough’s infection rate remains below the average for England, which is now 151.

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The average rate for North Yorkshire is 104.

The borough’s overall total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now 2,927.

Scarborough’s walk-in coronavirus testing site at William Street Coach Park is still offering testing seven days a week from 8am until 8pm.

Appointments must be booked in advance.

Anyone who is showing coronavirus symptoms should register for a test on the NHS website at www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

People who do not have access to the internet, or who have difficulty with the digital portals, can ring the 119 service to book.

Tests can be booked at https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test.