Gateshead Health Trust was caring for 102 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.
NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital for Covid-19 by 8am on April 19 was up from 93 on the same day the previous week.
The number of beds at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust occupied by people who tested positive for Covid-19 more than doubled in the last four weeks – 28 days ago, there were 42.
Across England there were 14,607 people in hospital with Covid as of April 19, with 296 of them in mechanical ventilation beds – including one at Gateshead Health Trust.
The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised nationally has increased by 12% in the last four weeks, while the number on mechanical ventilators has increased by 10%.
The figures also show that 70 new Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Gateshead Health Trust in the week to April 17. This was up from 52 in the previous seven days.