A FURTHER 109 cases of Covid-19 have been reported across the North-East and North Yorkshire in the last 24-hours.

Nationally, the Government said a further 20 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 127,629.

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 Tuesday, there had been a further 2,474 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.

It brings the total to 4,439,691.

A total of 35,587,348 people had been given a first Covid vaccination dose by the end of yesterday.

This means 67.6 per cent of the UK adult population have received their first dose and 34.3 per cent have had their second.

Here's a regional breakdown of the number of cases recorded since the pandemic began:

County Durham: 38,219 was 38,201

Darlington: 7,581 was 7,578

Gateshead: 13,824 was 13,821

Hartlepool 8,944 was 8,942

Middlesbrough: 12,586 was 12,576

Newcastle: 23,847 was 23,826

North Yorkshire: 30,081 was 30,066

North Tyneside: 12,594 was 12,584

Redcar and Cleveland: 9,359 was 9,356

South Tyneside: 11,401 was 11,397

Stockton-on-Tees: 16,011 was 16,003

Sunderland: 22,163 was 22,152

York: 12,321 was 12,320

Total increase on previous day: 109