THERE have been nearly 1,200 additional coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours across the North-East and North Yorkshire, according to the latest statistics.

The Government said a further 316 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 38,112, NHS England said on Saturday.

As of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 19,875 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, bringing the total number of cases to 1,493,383

Here is a breakdown of the number of confirmed Covid cases recorded across the region:

County Durham: 17,915 was 17,748

  • Darlington: 3,017 was 2,976
  • Gateshead: 7,311 was 7,238
  • Hartlepool: 3,610 was 3,561
  • Middlesbrough: 5,254 was 5,190
  • Newcastle: 14,991 was 14,843
  • North Tyneside: 6,211 was 6,210
  • North Yorkshire: 12,375 was 12,215
  • Northumberland: 7,715 was 7,610
  • Redcar and Cleveland: 4,268 was 4,188
  • South Tyneside: 5,269 was 5,200
  • Stockton: 7,036 was 6,936
  • Sunderland: 10,401 was 10,293
  • York: 5,412 was 5,381

Total number of cases: 110,785

Increase since the last figured published: 1,197