Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate fall continues

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate has fallen once again as the spread of the virus continues to slow.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 11:32 am

The borough’s seven day infection rate per 100,000 people is down to 46, a drop of one from yesterday and three from Monday.

Last week, the borough’s rate was 64.

Scarborough is still averaging seven new cases every day.

The borough’s seven day infection rate per 100,000 people is down to 46.

The average infection rate for England stands at 86 while North Yorkshire as a whole has now dropped to 58, as both are still recording daily reductions.

Infection rates in both Craven and Ryedale have now dropped into the 30s.

Mobile testing facilities are 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 still offering testing seven days a week from 8am until 8pm.