Covid: Further 1,671 people test positive in North East and North Yorkshire

A FURTHER 1,671 people have tested positive for Covid in the North-East and North Yorkshire since yesterday.

According to latest figures published this afternoon, a further 14,542 people have tested positive for the virus, bringing the UK total number of confirmed cases to 530,113.

A further 76 people have died in the UK within 28 days of a positive test for the coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported by the government to 42,445.

Here is a breakdown of the latest confirmed cases in the North-East and North Yorkshire, since yesterday:

County Durham: 5,851 was 5,649

Darlington: 1,001 was 987

Gateshead: 2,711 was 2,616

Hartlepool: 1,196 was 1,143

Middlesbrough: 1,827 was 1,775

Newcastle: 4,900 was 4,626

North Tyneside: 2,155 was 2,056

North Yorkshire: 4,457 was 4,320

Northumberland: 3,221 was 3,123

Redcar and Cleveland: 1,197 was 1,153

South Tyneside: 2,321 was 2,258

Stockton-on-Tees: 1,896 was 1,777

Sunderland: 4,077 was 3,959

York: 1,699 was 1,398

Total: 38,511 was 36,840

The Northern Echo | Durham