One more death recorded in Gateshead

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Gateshead.

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Gateshead.

A total of 618 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 25 (Wednesday) – up from 617 on Tuesday.

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They were among 8,637 deaths recorded across the North East.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Gateshead.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

A total of 155,082 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 25 (Wednesday) – up from 154,991 on Tuesday.