THERE have been 127 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the North-East and North Yorkshire bringing the region’s total to 22,610 from 22,483.

Public Health England said that as of 9am on Monday, there had been a further 2,621 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK. Overall, 371,125 cases have been confirmed.

The figures for new cases and deaths do not include those from Northern Ireland and only represent those for Britain.

PHE also said a further nine people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Monday. This brings the UK total since the start of the pandemic to 41,637.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 57,400 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

Here are the latest number of cases confirmed in our region: County Durham: 3,860 was 3,847; Darlington: 667, was 664; Gateshead: 1.616 was 1,610; Hartlepool: 739 was 737; Middlesbrough: 1,216 was 1,204; Newcastle: 1,996 was 1,981; North Tyneside: 1,131 was 1,126; North Yorkshire: 3,075 was 3,044; Northumberland: 1,814 was 1,806; Redcar and Cleveland: 823 was 822; South Tyneside: 1,238 was 1,225; Stockton: 1,139 was 1,137; Sunderland 2,245 was 2,224 and York: 1.051 was 1,044.