THERE have been 64 new Covid cases confirmed in the region in the last day.

Redcar and Cleveland is the only area in the North-East to report no further cases, meanwhile there were nine more in County Durham and five in Darlington.

Nationally, the Government said a further 14 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Sunday, bringing the UK total to 127,538.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 152,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Sunday, there had been a further 1,671 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.

It brings the total to 4,420,201.

The government also announced today that 15 million people across the United Kingdom have now received two doses of a Covid vaccine.

Here's a breakdown by area of Covid case figures in our region since the start of the pandemic.

County Durham: 38,099 was 38,090

Darlington: 7,551 was 7,546

Gateshead: 13,789 was 13,786

Hartlepool: 8,928 was 8,926

Middlesbrough: 12,496 was 12,493

Newcastle: 23,684 was 23,665

North Tyneside: 12,529 was 12,528

North Yorkshire 29,922 was 29,914

Northumberland: 17,524 was 17,519

Redcar and Cleveland: 9,327 was 9,327

South Tyneside: 11,368 was 11,366

Stockton: 15,936 was 15,932

Sunderland: 22,125 was 22,124

York: 12,280 was 12,278

Total increase: 64