Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate falls after slight rise yesterday

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate has started to fall once more.

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 9:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 9:44 am

The borough’s seven-day coronavirus infection rate per 100,000 people is now 20, up from its low of 17 last week but down three from yesterday.

Just two weeks ago Scarborough had the eighth highest rate in England when it crept above 50.

The borough is averaging three new cases every day.

The borough’s seven-day coronavirus infection rate per 100,000 people is now 20.

Hambleton has the lowest rate in North Yorkshire of just seven while Selby once again has the highest as its rate rose slightly to 52.

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.