A further 1,517 have tested positive for the coronavirus in the North-East and North Yorkshire

The Government said a further 1,401 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday, bringing the UK total to 95,981.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 112,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Friday, there had been a further 40,261 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 3,583,907.


Here is a breakdown by area of the confirmed cases in our region since the start of the pandemic:

County Durham: 30,937 was 30,633, an increase of 304

Darlington: 5,774 was 5,730 an increase of 44

Gateshead: 11,610 was 11,534, an increase of 76

Hartlepool: 7,276 was 7,242, an increase of 34

Middlesbrough: 9,534 was 9,426, an increase of 108

Newcastle: 20,282 was 20,172 an increase of 110

North Tyneside: 9,851 was 9,786 an increase of 65

North Yorkshire: 24,395 was 24,221 an increase of 174

Northumberland: 14,226 was 14,105 an increase of 121

Redcar and Cleveland: 7,400 was 7,326 an increase of 74

South Tyneside: 9,492 was 9,427 an increase of 65

Stockton: 12,371 was 12,247 an increase of 124

Sunderland: 17,510 was 17,368 an increase of 142

York: 10,542 was 10,466 an increase of 76

Total increase: 1,517