Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate rises slightly but remains below England average

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate remains below the national average.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 9:54 am
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 9:56 am

The borough’s seven-day coronavirus infection rate per 100,000 people is now 23, up from its low of 17 last week but still below the average rate for England which is 25.

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

Hambleton has the lowest rate in North Yorkshire of just 8 while Selby once again has the highest with its infection rate now at 49.

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The borough’s seven-day coronavirus infection rate per 100,000 people is now 23.

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.