The death rate for coronavirus cases in the North East and North Yorkshire dropped to five deaths in the last 24-hours.

Data released by NHS England on Sunday afternoon stated that a further five people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the North-East and North Yorkshire.

A total of 1,671 patients had now died in the region's hospitals since the start of the outbreak.

The total number of patient deaths recorded by each trust - as of 2.30pm on Sunday, June 7:

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust - 243 was 242

Gateshead Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – 131 no change

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – 195 no change

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust – 131 was 129 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 241 no change 

South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust – 322 no change

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust -114 no change

York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 210 no change

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust- 70 was 68 

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (mental health) –  7 no change 

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (mental health) – 7 no change

Total: 1,671 was 1,666 the day before