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Coronavirus cases have continued to rise on Teesside, with over 400 confirmed in the past 24 hours.

Two new purpose-builtCovid-19 testing sites are set to open in Redcar and Cleveland.

...and the volunteer crews of the Redcar and Staithes lifeboats were called into action in our area yesterday.

 

Coronavirus cases have continued to rise on Teesside, with over 400 confirmed in the past 24 hours.

Updated Government figures released on yesterday afternoon show a total of 410 new covid-19 cases have been recorded.

The highest rise was seen in Stockton, which recorded 168 cases.

Middlesbrough recorded the lowest rise with 77.

Here in Redcar and Cleveland there were a further 87 new confirmed cases.

 

Two new purpose-builtCovid-19 testing sites are set to open in Redcar and Cleveland.

The first will open on Monday at the Inspire 2 Learn community facility car park on Normanby Road, South Bank from Monday morning.

It will be open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.

The second will open at the Belmont House car park in Guisborough in early December.

Both purpose-built centres will be available for people who have symptoms and have booked ahead to walk in to. The existing mobile testing centre at Kirkleatham, near Redcar, will continue to operate several days a week and is available as a 'drive-through' test centre -  again for people who have symptoms and have booked.

You can find out more on the council's website at www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

 

The volunteer crews of the Redcar and Staithes lifeboats were called into action in our area yesterday.

Just after 4pm the lifeboats were tasked to Saltburn along with Redcar Coastguard Rescue Team to assist Cleveland Police to search for a vulnerable person.

The person was located quickly by Cleveland Police Officers.

Technical rescue equipment was deployed however it was not required.

The North East Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Team we also in attendance at the incident.

For all coastal incidents and emergencies, the public are advised to immediately dial 999 and ask for The Coastguard.


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