Scarborough borough's infection rate remains lowest in the county after another slight rise

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate has risen once again but it remains the lowest in the county.

By Carl Gavaghan, Local Democracy Reporting Service
Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 9:00 am

The seven day infection rate per 100,000 people in Scarborough is now 30, a rise of two on yesterday and four on Friday.

Despite the increase in the rate the borough is still the lowest in North Yorkshire with Scarborough averaging five new cases every day.

The average infection rate in England is now 57 per 100,000 while in North Yorkshire as a whole it is 46, the same as yesterday.

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The borough's seven day infection rate per 100,000 people now stands at 30.

The next lowest district is Craven which has rate of 37, followed by Harrogate and Ryedale which are both currently at 38 per 100,000 people.

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

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