There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in Gateshead.
A total of 643 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on August 10 (Wednesday) – up from 641 a week previously.
They were among 9,044 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 162,550 deaths were recorded throughout England by August 10 (Wednesday) – up from 161,560 last week.