Scarborough borough's Covid infection rate rises over weekend

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate went up over the weekend.

By Carl Gavaghan, Local Democracy Reporting Service
Monday, 8th February 2021, 9:04 am
Updated Monday, 8th February 2021, 9:08 am

The borough’s seven day infection rate per 100,000 people had fallen to 98 on Friday, its lowest level for three months but has now gone back up to 100.

Scarborough is now averaging almost 16 new cases every day.

The average infection rate for England stands at 211 while in North Yorkshire it is now 135.

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Scarborough borough's seven-day infection rate is up to 100.

The number of people who have died in the borough within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 remains 186.

Mobile testing facilities will be available in Whitby, Scarborough and Filey this week for anyone with symptoms to get tested.

Click here to see the locations and to book a test visit

William Street Coach Park in Scarborough is still offering testing seven days a week from 8am until 8pm.

Tests can be booked here.

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