One more death recorded in Newcastle
There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in Newcastle.
A total of 628 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on June 20 (Monday) – up from 627 on Friday.
They were among 8,712 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 Newcastle.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.
Figures reported on a Monday are likely to be lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths over the weekend.
A total of 156,250 deaths were recorded throughout England by June 20 (Monday) – up from 156,186 on Friday.