Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate falls slightly after steady climb

Scarborough's infection rate has fallen slightly, but remains the highest in North Yorkshire

Friday, 4th June 2021, 10:24 am
Updated Friday, 4th June 2021, 10:26 am

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 now stands at 24.

It continues to be below the average for England which stands at 34, but is now above the North Yorkshire rate of 17.

It means the borough is now averaging 24 new cases a week.

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The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 now stands at 24.

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.