More than 600 Covid cases across Scarborough borough in past week

More than 600 Covid-19 cases have been recorded across the Scarborough borough in the last seven days as its infection rate continues to rise.

By Carl Gavaghan, Local Democracy Reporting Service
Friday, 13th November 2020, 10:23 am
Updated Friday, 13th November 2020, 10:24 am

The borough added a further 94 confirmed coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the overall number since the start of the pandemic to 2,145.

In the last seven days, 610 people have returned a positive test.

Scarborough’s infection rate, which is now the 11th highest in England, stands at 561 cases per 100,000 population on a seven-day average.

Coronavirus cases are soaring across Scarborough borough.

The infection rate has now doubled compared to last week.

As of Tuesday this week there were 49 covid patients at Scarborough Hospital – an increase of 17 from last week.

Scarborough’s new walk-in testing site, at William Street Coach Park is operating seven-days a week from 8am to 8pm.

Tests can be booked here.

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