THERE have been no further coronavirus deaths in hospitals in the North-East and North Yorkshire recorded over the weekend.

Latest figures published this Sunday afternoon confirmed a total of 1,733 people had died in the region after testing positive for Covid-19.

Statistics published by the NHS show a fourth day in a row that the region has not recorded any new Covid-19 patient deaths.

Nationally, a further 21 patients were recorded on Sunday as having died with the virus in hospital settings across England, which followed 148 deaths on Saturday.

The total number of Covid-19 associated UK deaths is now 44,819 – 40,234 in England, 2,490 in Scotland, 1,541 in Wales and 544 in Northern Ireland – and 289,603 people have tested positive for the virus.

The total number of patient deaths recorded by each trust – as of 4pm on Sunday, July 12, 2020:

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust – 252 no change

Gateshead Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – 135 no change

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – 202 no change

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust – 140 no change

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 - 81 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