There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the last five days in Gateshead as the UK's public health body moves to weekly reporting of data around the virus.
A total of 623 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on July 6 (Wednesday) – up from 622 on Friday.
They were among 8,783 deaths recorded across the North East.
The UK Health Security Agency is now reporting the latest coronavirus statistics weekly – in line with typical schedules for other respiratory infections as a part of the Government's Living with Covid strategy.
The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Gateshead.
A total of 157,338 deaths were recorded throughout England by July 6 (Wednesday) – up from 157,037 on Friday.