Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate rises slightly as hospital admissions remain low

Scarborough's coronavirus infection rate has risen slightly after dropping to single figures earlier this week.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 2:25 pm
Updated Friday, 28th May 2021, 2:26 pm

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

It remains below the averages for North Yorkshire and England which stand at 12 and 25 respectively.

It means the borough is still averaging 10 new cases a week.

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

Neighbouring Ryedale district continues to have zero Covid cases.

On Wednesday it was revealed one person has been admitted to Scarborough Hospital with Covid-19 in the last week, the first patient at the site for a fortnight.

People in Scarborough will now be able to get their Covid-19 vaccination at Boots in Westborough, it has been confirmed.

Patients will be invited directly by the NHS to book their Covid-19 vaccination appointment at the Boots Scarborough pharmacy.

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.