THERE has been one more coronavirus patient death in the North-East and North Yorkshire.

Figures published on Saturday afternoon show one NHS Trust in the region had reported a new Covid-19 deaths - in North Tees.

A further 78 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,635, NHS England said.

Patients were aged between 56 and 97 years old. Two patients, aged 73 and 96, had no known underlying health conditions.

The total number of patient deaths recorded by each trust - as of 5pm on Friday, June 26:

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust - 248 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 – 140, was 139

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 254 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: 1,726 was 1,725

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