Scarborough's coronavirus infection rate rises slightly as borough remains highest in North Yorkshire

Scarborough's infection rate has risen slightly after it was revealed yesterday the borough now has the highest rate in North Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 9:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 9:50 am

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 now stands at 24.

It continues to be below the average for England which stands at 32, but is now above the North Yorkshire rate of 14.

It means the borough is now averaging 21 new cases a week.

The borough’s infection rate per 100,000 now stands at 24.

Neighbouring Ryedale district continues to have zero Covid cases.

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.