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The total number of reported Coronavirus cases in our area has once again shown a slight increase over the weekend, according to official figures;

Police are again reminding people of the importance of adhering to social distancing after dealing with a group of dozens of cyclists in Saltburn;

...and Firefighters were called to tackle a large blaze on Eston Hills on Friday afternoon.

 

The total number of reported Coronavirus cases in our area has once again shown a slight increase over the weekend, according to official figures.

According to the latest figures published yesterday by Public Health England, there have now been 386 confirmed Coronavirus cases in Redcar and Cleveland, out of a local population of just under 137,000 people.

That compares to 381 cases on Friday.

There are have been 634 cases confirmed in Middlesbrough, that's another small increase, up from 632 cases on Friday.

 

Police are again reminding people of the importance of adhering to social distancing after dealing with a group of dozens of cyclists in Saltburn.

At around 9.30am on Saturday morning police received reports of a group of up to 50 cyclists on the seafront at Saltburn, on a joint ride.

Police attended to give advice on the current COVID restrictions.

Officers say recognise the majority of people are doing everything they can to abide by Government advice, and that they continue to appeal to people to follow national guidance for the pandemic to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.

Gatherings of people, such as group sporting activities and cycle rides, continue to be prohibited to limit the spread of Covid-19.

 

Firefighters were called to tackle a large blaze on Eston Hills on Friday afternoon.

Three fire engines from Middlesbrough and Grangetown stations and an off-road fire appliance were called to the scene at around 1.35pm yesterday after reports that a large area of grassland and gorse was alight.

Firefighters were called to the scene at 1.35pm on Friday from Middlesbrough and Grangetown stations.

Smoke could reportedly be seen from as far away as Stockton.


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