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

Latest figures published on Thursday afternoon, July 30, confirmed a total of 1,735 patients in the region have died since the outbreak began.

Nationally, 12 more people who tested positive have died.

NHS England said: "A further 12 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,329.

"Patients were aged between 40 and 96 years old. All had known underlying health conditions.

"Their families have been informed."

The number of coronavirus deaths by NHS Trust - as of 4pm on July 29:

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 – 255 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 - 82 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:  1,735 - the same as previously reported.

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