Scarborough borough's fall in infections continues as impact of vaccine takes hold

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate has fallen once again as the spread of the virus continues to slow.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 10:42 am
Updated Friday, 5th March 2021, 10:48 am

The borough’s seven day infection rate per 100,000 people is down to 35, a drop of nine from yesterday and 14 from Monday.

Last week, the borough’s rate was 64.

Scarborough is still averaging five new cases every day.

The borough’s seven day infection rate per 100,000 people now stands at 35.

The average infection rate for England stands at 74 while North Yorkshire as a whole has now dropped to 47, as both are still recording daily reductions.

The infection rate in Ryedale has dropped as low as 22.

Mobile testing facilities are available in Whitby, Scarborough and Filey this weekend 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.

The borough’s seven day infection rate per 100,000 people now stands at 35.

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