Two more deaths recorded in Newcastle
There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Newcastle.
The dashboard shows 605 people had died in the area by April 26 (Tuesday) – up from 603 on Monday.
They were among 8,427 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 151,418 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 26 (Tuesday) – up from 151,005 on Monday.