Scarborough borough's coronavirus infection rate rises to highest in North Yorkshire

Scarborough's coronavirus infection rate has risen to the highest in North Yorkshire.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 10:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 10:28 am

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 now stands at 20.

On Thursday the borough's infection rate dropped to seven, its lowest level since it stood at six on August 31 last year.

It continues to be below the average for England which stands at 31, but is now above the North Yorkshire rate of 13.

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 now stands at 20.

It means the borough is now averaging 17 new cases a week.

Neighbouring Ryedale district continues to have zero Covid cases.

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.