THERE have been no further coronavirus patient deaths across the North-East and North Yorkshire.

Figures published on Wednesday afternoon confirmed no further Covid-19 deaths had been recorded.

Yesterday, NHS England said a further four people died in the region after testing positive for the virus.

Across England, a further 51 patients have died.

A spokesperson for NHS England said: "A further 51 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,435.

"Patients were aged between 48 and 96 years old. All patients had known underlying health conditions. Their families have been informed."

The total number of patient deaths recorded by each trust - as of 5pm on Tuesday, June 23:

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust - 247 no change

Gateshead Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust –  135 no change

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – 200 no change

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust – 139 no change

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 253 no change

South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust – 325 no change

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 116 no change

York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 214 no change

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust - 80 no change

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: 1,723 was 1,723 the day before - remained the same