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The number of Coronavirus cases in our area has again shown an increase since yesterday;

People in our area appear to have heeded the warnings to stay at home over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend;

...and a man is due to appear in court charged with breaching coronavirus law after a high speed taxi chase through suburban streets in Middlesbrough.

 

The number of Coronavirus cases in our area has again shown an increase since yesterday.

According to the latest figures published yesterday by Public Health England, there are currently 157 confirmed cases in Redcar and Cleveland, out of a local population of just under 137,000 people.

That's up from 149 cases on yesterday.

There are currently 274 cases confirmed in Middlesbrough, a figure which has also risen, up from 258 on yesterday.

 

People in our area appear to have heeded the warnings to stay at home over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

As we enter our fourth week in lockdown the governament has ordered people to stay at home and to help stem the spread of coronavirus.

And with a handful of dog walkers out and about - it seems most people have listened.

Temperatures still peaked at over 20 degrees over the weekend but many people opted for at home barbecues and soaking up the sunshine in their gardens.

On Easter Monday popular tourist spots in our area including Saltburn, Roseberry Topping, Captain Cook's Monument and Redcar beach, were all reported to be extremely quiet.

 

A man is due to appear in court charged with breaching coronavirus law after a high speed taxi chase through suburban streets in Middlesbrough.

The 31-year-old is set to appear at Teesside Magistrates' Court accused of obstructing/resisting a constable in the execution of their duty and contravening restrictions under coronavirus legislation.

A dozen police cars, vans and bikes attended Rydal Avenue in Acklam after the pursuit which weaved through Linthorpe and Acklam at around 5pm on Saturday.

Locals said a man had jumped from a car before being chased by officers on foot.


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