Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate drops to lowest since September

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate is now at its lowest rate since last September.

Thursday, 25th February 2021, 9:31 am

The borough’s seven day infection rate per 100,000 people now stands at 52, down four on yesterday.

It is the lowest the figure has reached since September 28, 150 days ago.

At that time Scarborough’s rate was starting to rise and would eventually hit a peak of more than 600 in November.

The borough’s seven day infection rate per 100,000 people now stands at 52.

The borough is now averaging eight new cases every day, confirmed with almost 90 every 24 hours back in November.

The average infection rate in England is now 116 per 100,000 while in North Yorkshire as a whole it is 83.

Mobile testing facilities will be available in Whitby, Scarborough and Filey this weekend 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.