Zetland FM Local News - 1st September 2020
A further 30 coronavirus cases have been recorded on Teesside in the last 24 hours, according to the latest government data;
The Redcar Coastguard Rescue Team was called into action in our area yesterday;
...and a popular family butchers has temporarily closed after a team member tested positive for coronavirus.
A further 30 coronavirus cases have been recorded on Teesside in the last 24 hours, according to the latest government data.
An update released yesterday by Public Health England shows the total number of covid-19 cases across Teesside since the start of the pandemic now stands at 3,508.
Redcar and Cleveland has again seen the biggest rise in the latest figures, with the total number of covid-19 cases in our area increasing by 12 to 754.
The Redcar Coastguard Rescue Team was called into action in our area yesterday.
Just after midday the team were tasked by the Humber operations room at Bridlington to reports of a dinghy in Teesmouth trying to get from the North to the South Gare.
On arrival the team spotted the occupant of the dinghy who was making its way to shore.
While on its way the occupant had already been given safety advice by the Pilot Boat who had intercepted him.
On shore the occupant was assessed by team members and further safety advice was given.
The public are reminded that if you see anyone in trouble on the beach or the cliffs dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.
A popular family butchers has temporarily closed after a team member tested positive for coronavirus.
Family business Petch Butchers, located on Great Ayton High Street, made the announcement on their Facebook page.
The statement said the business will be closed until Friday 11th September.
It went on to say that they have been in contact with Public Health England and they have confirmed that the social distancing measures in place in the store followed government guidelines and therefore customers do not need to be concerned about having had contact with a positive member of staff.
The business is the second on Teesside to announce its closure due to a positive coronvirus test this weekend.
The Apple Tree in Marton Manor said on Sunday that it would remain closed until Tuesday for cleaning after the visit by an infected drinker on Thursday and Friday.