Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate remains stable as latest restrictions ease from today

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate remains stable as the latest set of lockdown restrictions are lifted.

Monday, 17th May 2021, 9:11 am
Updated Monday, 17th May 2021, 9:12 am

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 remains at 11, the same as Friday.

It is one of the lowest in North Yorkshire behind Ryedale and Hambleton and below the county and England averages which stand at 19 and 23 respectively.

It means the borough is still averaging 12 new cases a week.

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 remains at 11.

From today, inside dining is once again allowed with pubs also able to welcome customers indoors.

Groups of up to 30 are permitted to meet outdoors.

People can also hug loved ones and go on foreign holidays once more.

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.