Latest figures show slight drop in Scarborough's Covid infection rate

A further 35 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the Scarborough borough in the last 24 hours.

By Carl Gavaghan, Local Democracy Reporting Service
Friday, 11th December 2020, 9:21 am
Updated Friday, 11th December 2020, 9:26 am

Scarborough’s Covid-19 infection rate, which lags three to four days behind the case data, has fallen slightly from yesterday.

The borough’s seven-day infection rate is now 169 cases per 100,000 people, down from 171 the previous day.

It means that Scarborough continues to be above the average rate for England, which now stands 158.

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A further 35 new cases have been recorded in Scarborough borough.

The average rate for North Yorkshire has fallen to 101.

The total number of cases in Scarborough since the start of the pandemic is 3,150.

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

Appointments for all sites must be booked in advance.

Anyone who is showing coronavirus symptoms should register for a test on the NHS website.

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 here.