Scarborough Hospital Covid-free for second consecutive week as borough's infection rate dips

Scarborough’s coronavirus infection rate has dropped following a one-day rise.

Friday, 21st May 2021, 9:15 am
Updated Friday, 21st May 2021, 9:18 am

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 is now back at 11 after increasing to 13 yesterday.

It remains below the averages for North Yorkshire and England which stand at 17 and 21 respectively.

It means the borough is averaging 12 new cases a week.

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 is now back at 11 after increasing to 13 yesterday.

The average rate in North Yorkshire has dropped two to 15, while the rate across England remains at 21.

This week, it was confirmed that for the second week running there are no Covid-19 patients in Scarborough Hospital.

Mobile testing facilities will be 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-testWilliam 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.