Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate continues to creep upwards

Scarborough's infection rate has continued to creep upwards following the Bank Holiday weekend.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 9:55 am
Updated Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 9:56 am

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 now stands at 27.

It continues to be below the average for England which stands at 33, but is now above the North Yorkshire rate of 16.

It means the borough is now averaging 20 new cases a week.

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 now stands at 27.

Last Thursday the borough's infection rate stood at seven.

On Tuesday it was revealed that Scarborough borough now has the highest infection rate in North Yorkshire.

Neighbouring Ryedale district continues to have zero Covid cases.

Mobile testing facilities will be available in Whitby, Scarborough and Filey this week for anyone with symptoms to get tested.

To see the locations and to book a test visit www.northyorks.gov.uk/book-coronavirus-covid-19-test.

William Street Coach Park in Scarborough is also still offering testing seven days a week from 8am until 8pm.

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