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Three Weeks Of No Covid-19 Cases In Scarborough Borough

Three Weeks Of No Covid-19 Cases In Scarborough Borough

Published by Local Democracy Reporter Carl Gavaghan at 1:17pm 27th July 2020.

There has been no new confirmed coronavirus case in the Scarborough borough for more than three weeks.

Figures from the government show that the last positive test was recorded on July 3, since then there have been no new infections.

The data includes tests carried out in hospitals and also Pillar 2 tests, which is anyone tested at one of the mobile sites in the borough or sent a test to take at home.

Before July 3, the last previous confirmed case in Scarborough was on June 23. The total number of confirmed cases in Scarborough since the start of the pandemic now stands at 561.

It means Scarborough’s seven-day infection rate is now 0.

The number of deaths involving Covid-19 in the borough stands at 72 according to the Government data.

The historical data also shows that the spike in cases in the borough came on April 26 when 32 new cases were recorded in one day. At that time Scarborough was averaging 13 new cases a week.

The first confirmed case in the borough came on March 13, 10 days before Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced lockdown measures.


There are 3 comments on this page.

yorkshireboy, on 27th July 2020 1:56pm
Don't get complacent.

The virus is still here and is not going away any time soon.
JOHN BOYLE, on 2nd August 2020 10:39pm
And now we’re inundated with holidaymakers let’s pray we stay safe and well.

As my recently departed mom was apt to say.

“Coughs and Sneezes spread diseases”

TERESA PATTERSON, on 3rd August 2020 7:46am
yes i agree with john as we getting far
more people visiting and what i have seen in whitby
not many social distancing which is a worry we all
want to stay save and well and to avoid local lockdown
we need buisness to get money in so to do this safe
keep your distance wear face coverings wash hands
hand sanatise stay safe save lifes think about our
NHS and your familys

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