There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Newcastle.
A total of 629 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on June 22 (Wednesday) – up from 628 on Tuesday.
They were among 8,729 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.
A total of 156,432 deaths were recorded throughout England by June 22 (Wednesday) – up from 156,355 on Tuesday.