Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate remains stable at lowest level since September

Scarborough’s Covid-19 infection rate remains at its lowest level since last September following the weekend.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 9:03 am
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 9:04 am

The borough’s seven-day coronavirus infection rate per 100,000 people stands at 11, which it dropped to on Friday.

It is the lowest the borough’s rate has been since September 1 last year when it also hit 11.

At that time the rate was rising, having fallen to zero in August.

The borough’s seven-day coronavirus infection rate per 100,000 people stands at 11.

It means the borough is still averaging just 12 new cases a week, half of what it was a fortnight ago.

Scarborough’s rate remains the lowest in the county, alongside Hambleton, and is below the national average, which is currently 21.

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.govgov.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.