New figures released have said that 1,277 people died in the North East and North Yorkshire from the coronavirus.

This means a further 33 people have died in hospitals since yesterday.

The total number of patient deaths recorded by each trust as of 4pm on Sunday, May 3 are:

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – 149 was 148

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust - 79 was 75

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 189

South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust – 277 was 270

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 95 was 93

York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 135 was 129

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust –  48 

Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (mental health) - 5

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (mental health) - 7 

Total: 1,277 was 1,244 the day before.