There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the latest weekly period in Gateshead.
A total of 664 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on October 6 (Thursday) – up from 663 on September 8.
They were among 9,270 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.
A total of 167,176 deaths were recorded throughout England by October 6 (Thursday) – up from 166,623 last week.