There were three more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in Newcastle.
A total of 688 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on October 20 (Thursday) – up from 685 on September 8.
They were among 9,372 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.
A total of 168,913 deaths were recorded throughout England by October 20 (Thursday) – up from 167,949 last week.